New Collection – It’s Honorary, Bab

It was quite an odd thing to be Poet Laureate of the City of Wolverhampton in the middle of a global pandemic.  It’s safe to say that my laureateship didn’t go quite to plan.  After somebody said to me ‘What a shame, you didn’t manage to do anything.’  I thought I better try and justify my position and I went

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Constitutional – a new collaboration with Brad Purshouse and Graham Peet

During lockdown early in 2020 Poet Laureate for the City of Wolverhampton, Emma, and her Dad, Brad Purshouse, created a book of pictures and poems.  Brad took photographs on his daily exercise walks around Bantock Park, and Emma created examples of Japanese style tanka poems to go with each one.  “It was a great way  of keeping connected with each

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