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Tue 28th Feb 2012 10:06
Cheers for the comment Gareth;)
Comment is about Gareth Writer-Davies (poet profile)
Original item by Gareth Writer-Davies
Mon 20th Feb 2012 18:43
I certainly did mean "thong" : )
Reminds me of a preamble by Noel Coward to his song "A Bar on the Piccola Marina" when he refers to "hordes of middle aged women all determined to have a ball".....
Thanks for your comments Cynthia and your continued interest in my stuff.
Cynthia Buell Thomas
Mon 13th Feb 2012 13:31
Gareth, re: Poundshops, was a 'thong of aunts' on purpose; or did you mean a 'throng of aunts'. I thought 'thong' was very funny.
Fri 10th Feb 2012 17:41
Thanks for commenting on"Platform" Gareth.
I'll settle for being flensed and then having my skull set on the mantlepiece.
Tue 3rd Jan 2012 19:40
Thanks for taking a look at my poetry Gareth. Hope you had a good Christmas and all that.
Mon 21st Nov 2011 22:34
Ha - my profile picture hasn't changed - it must be your blackberry - maybe it couldn't handle so many pixels... oh dear, time for a diet LOL x
Mon 21st Nov 2011 19:55
Thanks for that Isobel and also Winston for getting back to me-problem did resolve itself, but now back to old picture-hmmm. Time will tell.
Sun 20th Nov 2011 17:26
Profile pictures are taking a while longer to load for some reason. I've had the same problem. I've also found that I can't load any pictures that have been cropped or edited after they've been taken. Don't know if that is unique to me. I think it has to be Jpeg format as well.
Sorry - realise that you were addressing your comment to Winston, but I'm a meddler and I've got a better arse than him...
Fri 4th Nov 2011 00:26
Thanks for your comments on The Clackety-Clack, Gareth. Congratulations again on Weyfarers; I've tried them two or three times without success.
Thu 3rd Nov 2011 17:04
Unveiling of new statue of Sappho this Saturday at noon. Will be reading a poem along with two colleagues inspired by Sappho.
If you are near Letchworth, come along!
Tue 29th Mar 2011 21:05
We nicked the idea from some other town, but now can't remember where?! In another life I was used to running quite complicated projects, so the admin side has been OK. I got the Town Centre Manager involved, made sure we were co-ordinated with the Town Festival and then cold called the shops, emphasising that the cost to them was nothing and that people would be looking in their windows and more likely to buy their goods! Hey presto, 30 shops were easily got....
The poets are members of the North Herts Stnaza of the Poetry Society so I know their standard and one of the shopkeepers came up with his own stuff which was pretty good!
The poems will be up 11/06 to 26/06 in fair Letchworth town : )
Tue 29th Mar 2011 07:10
Hello - I was interested to read about the project in Letchworth, having poems in shop windows sounds really good! Do let us know how it goes. Was it difficult to co-ordinate? How did you find the poets, choose the poems, get the shop keepers interested? I don't quite feel up to starting a WOL in Cornwall where I live (maybe one day!) but this seems like a good way to maybe start getting some interest going. Oh, and welcome to WOL by the way! :)
Mon 28th Mar 2011 23:17
Thanks Julian-will do!
Mon 28th Mar 2011 23:16
Quite so Pete : )
Mon 28th Mar 2011 23:06
The gig guide is not quite as searchable as we would like - wil be better soon - but I have had a quick look through the towns list. Not sure what counts as North Herts but I am guessing Hitchin, Stevenage area? Cambridge has quite a few events. Anyhow, if you go to the gig guide and type the following into search, you might find what you are looking for, the other thing to bear in mind is that new events are coming in at around five a day, so keep watching. And you might want to set your own up. Give me a shout if you do want to do so, perhaps we can help. we will certainly give you what support we can.
there have been events from time to time in
Hitchin, Dunstable, Leighton Buzzard, St Albans, Stony Stratford and Ware. so it is worth searching the website from time for these places and Northampton too has a regular event.
Sat 26th Feb 2011 22:14
Thanks for your comments on Interview
Wed 23rd Feb 2011 19:20
Thanks : )
Tue 22nd Feb 2011 00:00
Hi Gareth, Welcome to Write out Loud. Winston.
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