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Hay Writer at Brisons Veor 2018

Brisons Veor – Cape of Cornwall. I arrived for my artist in residence week to hail, sleet, wind and waves! Even the distant Long Ships lighthouse (I later found out I could see Wolf Rock Lighthouse too) became completely dissolved … Continue reading

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Frost and Fire

Notes from a ramble along the River Wye – 18/12/2017 ECvW We are currently living in a post-snow demi-thaw. Over-whelmed by last week’s heavy fall the broken trees and branches now rest upon their torn roots waiting to be collected. … Continue reading

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Slipping Seasons & Fiction Judge Announcement

Slipping Seasons No sooner have I remarked about where Summer has gone, then I find myself declaring the same about Autumn too; another season ‘goodbyed’ almost before I’ve had time to ‘hello’ it! In the Hay-on-Wye area we’ve enjoyed languidly … Continue reading

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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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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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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 – ‘Where are we going’ by Gil McHattie.

“WHERE ARE WE GOING”, she asked?   “This isn’t the right road.   It’s much too narrow.   It can’t be right!”   He slowed down.  “Well, the signpost back there said the right turn was to Overfield and the left to Underfield and … 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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