We have come down from the village of Agios Germanos towards the border with the Former Yugoslavian Republic of Macedonia (FYROM). This is a land of ancient orchards, vines, almonds, walnuts, above cultivated belts of the huge Prespa bean which dominate the region’s agriculture. Below us on the shoreline of Lake Prespa lies an area of dense vegetation. It is … Read More
This poem is written in response to a local government consultation document, earmarking potential sites for housing development. It concerns the brown-field site of a former airfield at Wisley, Surrey. It has been published in Best of British, 2017 (Paper Swans Press) and as ‘settlement’ in The Keystone anthology 2015 (Dempsey and Windle).
This poem was long-listed in the Cookham Festival Stanley Spencer Competition 2017. The long-listed poems are published in Stanley Spencer Poems: An Anthology, edited by Jane Draycott, Carolyn Leder and Peter Robinson (Two Rivers Press, 2017) The poem both imagines what Spencer might be doing were he still to be an artist in the village today, along with images from … Read More
Izod, K. (2016) ‘Representation, Place and Equivalent Realities: an Exploration of Relational Perspectives on Representation and Meaning’, Organisational and Social Dynamics. 16 (1), pp. 100-128. Further details Back to Publications