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The end of my Olveston experience

Tomorrow marks the end of PoARTry @ Olveston and my Olveston residency. It’s been a wonderful experience for me. This was the first time I’ve written a collection of poems on one subject and also the first time I’ve ever … Continue reading

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A snowy day at the Drying Room Gallery

 I turned up at the Gallery this morning in layers and layers of clothing and my snow boots. They were the first item to be discarded and left to dry in the Drying Room Gallery, of course. It was quiet … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading

Come along to the Poetry Reading on Sunday August 10th in the Drying Room Gallery at Olveston Historic Home. Enjoy spending an hour in the company of Terry MacTavish and friends. They’ll entertain you by reading poems from PoARTry@Olveston. The … Continue reading

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Counting down

PoARTry@Olveston opens at 5pm on August 7th. So only one month to go! It’s exciting, terrifying, and also sad. Exciting, because the photos I’ve seen of the artworks created in response to my poems have totally stunned me.  Within a … Continue reading

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Reversing poems

I spent the afternoon at Olveston working and reworking a couple of poems. They weren’t  cooperating so I headed downstairs and out into the garden to give my head an airing! I was determined to finish these poems despite their … Continue reading

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Rainy Dunedin afternoon

It looks as though the rain is settling in for the afternoon here in Dunedin but that doesn’t mean you have to mooch about the house because it’s too wet to garden and you’ve seen all the good movies. Head … Continue reading

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