Reading Blue Coats year 9 slam yesterday – some fantastic poems came through. Many thanks to the judges for staying sharp throughout!

Reading Blue Coats year 9 slam yesterday – some fantastic poems came through. Many thanks to the judges for staying sharp throughout!

An hour or two to recover from three days of 5am starts and long days, before I head off to run a weekend residential in Wickham Bishops…

An hour or two to recover from three days of 5am starts and long days, before I head off to run a weekend residential in Wickham Bishops…

Saw On Site at the @barbicancentre last night. If you can, you must. Inspiring work: urban, site-specific narrative. http://t.co/ENpYXjAx

Saw On Site at the @barbicancentre last night. If you can, you must. Inspiring work: urban, site-specific narrative. http://t.co/ENpYXjAx

Wonder how long it will take me to memorise all of the poems in the book?

Wonder how long it will take me to memorise all of the poems in the book?

First lesson of the day down. Reading and Q&A on poems from ‘Breaking Silence’ with year 11. Nice observations…

First lesson of the day down. Reading and Q&A on poems from ‘Breaking Silence’ with year 11. Nice observations…

Blog post drafted and posted, 5 minutes before class begins. Now, where’s that workshop plan? http://t.co/HU0dLyN3

Blog post drafted and posted, 5 minutes before class begins. Now, where’s that workshop plan? http://t.co/HU0dLyN3

…one less application to master. In the spirit of Bruce Lee’s "a punch is just a punch" quote, a list is just a list. http://t.co/HU0dLyN3

…one less application to master. In the spirit of Bruce Lee’s “a punch is just a punch” quote, a list is just a list. http://t.co/HU0dLyN3

"In short, the path to mastery is to integrate what you learn so that it becomes as much a part of…"

“In short, the path to mastery is to integrate what you learn so that it becomes as much a part of you as the way you walk, the way you talk, and the way you sign your name. You do them all without thinking and without effort, yet they express more a…

Tried Omnifocus for a bit, but now I’m back to a roll-your-own version of GTD supported by plain text files and iCal. #worksforme

Tried Omnifocus for a bit, but now I’m back to a roll-your-own version of GTD supported by plain text files and iCal. #worksforme

flipped eye gig at the Ritzy 10th Nov w/ @AoifeMannix @LeilaSegal @warsan_shire @InuaEllams Agnes Meadows and me. http://t.co/AN2RLsSn

flipped eye gig at the Ritzy 10th Nov w/ @AoifeMannix @LeilaSegal @warsan_shire @InuaEllams Agnes Meadows and me. http://t.co/AN2RLsSn

Earlier, I was talking about Monday evening’s launch, obviously. 5am starts and impulse tweeting apparently impact accuracy. Who knew? ;)

Earlier, I was talking about Monday evening’s launch, obviously. 5am starts and impulse tweeting apparently impact accuracy. Who knew? 😉

And if you don’t know Tomas Čiučelis, you need to check http://t.co/MxJO6lPH – love his music. Excited about having him there with me.

And if you don’t know Tomas Čiučelis, you need to check http://t.co/MxJO6lPH – love his music. Excited about having him there with me.

Next Breaking Silence event with @LewishamArts Nov 17th at Lewisham Library supported by Tomas Čiučelis. 7.45 for 8pm http://t.co/3jXbRta6

Next Breaking Silence event with @LewishamArts Nov 17th at Lewisham Library supported by Tomas Čiučelis. 7.45 for 8pm http://t.co/3jXbRta6

And if you didn’t manage to make it to @FreeWordCentre on Monday evening, I’ll be celebrating the launch with another event on the 17th…

And if you didn’t manage to make it to @FreeWordCentre on Monday evening, I’ll be celebrating the launch with another event on the 17th…

As @tymusic used to say back in the day: "mighty fun was had by all"

As @tymusic used to say back in the day: “mighty fun was had by all”

Didn’t get to say it properly yesterday, but thank you to everyone who made it to the launch of my collection ‘Breaking Silence’ yesterday.

Didn’t get to say it properly yesterday, but thank you to everyone who made it to the launch of my collection ‘Breaking Silence’ yesterday.

Morning sweep: residency at Reading Blue Coat School this week. How much work can I get done before the first bell? Hmmm…

Morning sweep: residency at Reading Blue Coat School this week. How much work can I get done before the first bell? Hmmm…

Narrating the Caribbean Nation: a conference in celebration of literature and orature, by Peepal Tree. April 2012. http://t.co/c2TRzmli

Narrating the Caribbean Nation: a conference in celebration of literature and orature, by Peepal Tree. April 2012. http://t.co/c2TRzmli

Wide-ranging list of tutors at the Poetry School… ;) http://t.co/RJlYieC8

Wide-ranging list of tutors at the Poetry School… 😉 http://t.co/RJlYieC8

RT: @wordtraipser "Really inspiring event w @jsamlarose & Christian Campbell @FreeWordCentre. Discussion, ideas & searing performances"

RT: @wordtraipser “Really inspiring event w @jsamlarose & Christian Campbell @FreeWordCentre. Discussion, ideas & searing performances”