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Well everyone, I have NO IDEA if anyone ever visits this anymore, but if you do, THANK YOU.

Something about E’s diagnosis and our lives shifting has meant that this blog no longer fits me. Or I don’t fit it.

Whatever the case, I’ve now and at long last given birth to another blog, here. It’s not quite done, but there’s one entry, so hey.

You’ll notice that the Stevie Smith poem of the last entry on this blog is where the next one starts. It has stayed and stayed with me.

So. Come see what’s happening. We’re back. And strong as oxen.


From January 2010, my new blog is Waving and Drowning


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Who am I?

A writer born in Texas, who grew up in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia (yes, like the song), and who's been living in the UK since 1988. I've published two books (see below), and teach creative writing at the University of Kent. I'm married to a composer, and we have two young children. See About for my full profile.