Tag Archives: Autumn

The anticipation of a book launch …

Pick and Mix anthology update by Emma van Woerkom Suddenly, I hear boxes of books are arriving at the Hay Writers’ Circle HQ filled with glorious copies of our Pick and Mix anthology.  We are delighted and excited – book … Continue reading

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MUCK, MAYHEM & MEMORIES – ‘A FOOT IN THE BUCKET’ IS PUBLISHED

by Emma van Woerkom Two years before The Good Life appeared on our television screens, Jenny and her husband made the decision to leave their urban home and lifestyle to embrace a life of self-sufficiency in the Welsh Hills. At … Continue reading

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Pick and Mix Anthology News.

“The first real content meeting for the Hay Writers new anthology took place at the weekend in the glorious booktown of Hay-on-Wye. I’m very happy to report that we have 80 strong pages of wonderful, diverse new writing selected and … Continue reading

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WORDS OF THE WEEK – Poems by Anne Riviere and Emma van Woerkom

SEPTEMBER VOICES by Ann Riviere ©2015 “I hate the Autumn.” “Oh, don’t say that.” “I do say that.” “The senses are so sharpened. the sights, the smells, the sounds.” “Where I live, the senses are blunted by the dread of … Continue reading

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SHORT STORY FICTION – FIRST PRIZE – An Anticipation of Sunshine by Angela Grunsell

Winner of the Hay Writers’ Circle Annual Short Story Fiction Prize 2014 – ‘An Anticipation of Sunshine’, by Angela Grunsell. Many thanks to our esteemed judge, Phil Carradine. An Anticipation of Sunshine. by Angela Grunsell The alarm on Marcia’s mobile rings. … Continue reading

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St. Valentine’s Muse – A Poem by ECvW

A couple of years ago I put a huge red heart in Castle Street, Hay-on-Wye. Attached to the heart was a bucket filled with chocolates and on it’s front, the poem typed below. It went down really really well – … Continue reading

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WORDS OF THE WEEK – POEM – Autumn: Divorces by ECvW

Autumn: Divorces On our silent lips In darkness, We inhaled this Autumn Under starlight. Watching the past Decaying before us From our different perspectives. Then, holding each breath We dreamed, while Dawn ignited a world And frost caught fire Red … Continue reading

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WORDS OF THE WEEKS – A Hunting We Will go? by Jo Jones

A Hunting we will go? So there I was, in the horsebox, on my way for another game of chase the bunny.  We were not allowed to chase foxes anymore because the dogs kept eating them before we could catch … Continue reading

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WORDS OF THE WEEK – REFLECTIONS ON A CHANGING SEASON.

This weeks words, “Reflections on a Changing Season”  are by Juliet Foster. The photograph is of Juliet’s dog Thady – an irrepressible terrier.  Never far from Juliet’s side and always enthusiastic at the prospect of a walk! Reflections on a … Continue reading

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WORDS OF THE WEEK – POEM “KICKING LEAVES”

Kicking Leaves. I’ll not go kicking leaves today The rain has glued them to the ground, For should I walk my normal way I will not hear their rust’ling sound. This joy of Autumn thus denied Because it rained, I … Continue reading

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