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Colin Shaw

Updated: Thu, 3 Dec 2015 07:15 pm

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Biography

Former foreign affairs journalist and county councillor in Cambridge. Anglican lay minister. Member of Cambridge Pub Poetry Group, which meets twice a year. My poetry collection is called A Word in your Beer, and has been sold in pubs and churches, and on Waterstone's website.

Samples

In Praise of Pubs What a blessing is a well-run pub. There the almond-eyed young can taste the magic potions of Bud Ice, Red Stripe tops, Vodka Hooch, Tiger Norfolk Norkie and Triple Jamiesons. Egyptoid, speaking in hieroglyphics, they take on the strength of ancient gods.

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