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John Armstrong

Email: john@writeoutloud.net
Updated: Thu, 3 Dec 2009 08:36 pm

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I've been a poetry lover for many years and just started going along to Write Out Loud in Bolton. In 2007 I became WOL's treasurer and I now co-run the Bolton event with Val Cook. I also organised all the travel and hotel bookings for the very successful WOL trip to Bordeaux in 2007. I am still waiting for my first poem to emerge. However, on the Bordeaux 2007 trip, I did have the cheek to read in french to the predominantly French audience a couple of poems by Jacques Prévert, one of France's national poets. Coals to Newcastle indeed!

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Winston (Admin)

Wed 9th Dec 2009 11:49

Hi John. I remember you from Bolton. Next time we will have a chat, keep up the good work as treasurer, Win

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Ann Foxglove

Fri 4th Dec 2009 14:25

Hello and nice to meet you John - don't be shy! I have only been a member of WOL for about five minutes and have become totally hooked, and can't seem to stop "blogging"! The first one I put up, I felt all embarrassed, but it's so exciting. And in a couple of hours there are about another three million poems added, so you can hope (or feel very very sad!) to think that your/my poem has been long forgotten! Yesterdays virtual fish and chip paper! But if anyone stumbles upon it, they may well enjoy it. Go there!

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Graham Sherwood

Thu 3rd Dec 2009 22:15

John, time to put us out of our misery and give us a poem.

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