By Neil Newman One of the most striking facets of the secular religion Marxism is the almost complete […]
By Philip Hall For more than 30 years I have been teaching people how to speak, write, read […]
By Bryan Greetham In this period of COVID-19 it is essential that we understand risk and to do […]
By Paul Halas Cartoons that were art. Growing up in a family that was immersed in the visual […]
On and off, for over thirty years, Andy Hall has aimed his camera at The City of London […]
Publish and be damned, as the Duke of Wellington retorted! There is no one way to write poetry and there are many who would teach you poetry while they struggle themselves! There are no regulations regarding workshops. So please stumble and be bruised; choose workshops and mentors wisely. Success is not guaranteed. Do read poems, learn, read more, listen, read aloud, and follow your path. Even the likes of Walt Whitman and Lord Tennyson were condemned in their times! Many have explained poetry, only poetically, but no one can do so concretely. Here are other takes by various poets…
The longing for a homeland is legitimate and the result of two millennia of European persecution. By […]
The Founder of Obsidian Nick Makoha is a Ugandan poet and playwright and based in London. His debut Kingdom of Gravity was shortlisted for the Felix Dennis Prize and nominated by The Guardian as one of the best books of 2017.