Words in the Water

The season is nearly over at the Lido and so is my poetry residency there too. It has been a merging of two of my obsessions and I think that comes across in every length and every word I penned. I also enjoyed bringing new people into the Lido through the come and swim with me events and it has been a little exciting to know that my poetry has made people think about going back to the Lido after 20yrs or even going there for the first time.

I didn’t realise when I set out on the residency that this is what I would enable to happen but I am glad that I have. The wonder of people’s faces who have swam with me as they lie in the sky with no clouds or they experience the coffee I often write about has made it very worthwhile. It’s been so humbling to work with the poets that I have and there will be another blog next week which will feature Ross Sutherland’s poem so it ain’t over yet.

Last of all, I am very proud of the following sound scape that some incredible people helped to make happen. Please have a listen and let me know what you think and please do share.

Peterborough Lido Sound scape 2016

Also to potentially hear it live come to the Lido this Sunday for Wet Sounds from 4pm-8pm. The event brite link for that is here:Β Wet sounds eventbrite




Right I am off for a swim!


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