To celebrate the launch of the Facebook page for Light-on-light I published this short Film of Brighton. Created in Spring … More
Sea Sores began with writing about daily life in my home town on the south coast of England, around 2015 … More
A reading and video piece about my Grandfather. One of my favourites from the book. Using the deep snow and … More
Spoken Word about how easily we value what we want as greater than what we have, when what we have … More
✓#1 New release early July 2020 in the British and Irish contemporary literature category on Amazon.com (U.S) Children are haunted … More
Available in most countries on Kindle and in a large number of places in Paperback “Sea Sores – A Brightonian … More
A video piece created by seasores_njw – The New éñgłįšh The lower deck empties and I furrow my pocket … More
A little insight as to what’s in the podcast pipeline. It’s only a rough recording, but these days of zoom … More
Larkin was a gift from my father. Three slim volumes of his work. Their edges already yellowed from years on his bookshelf. They followed … More
In the end, it often comes down to the misfits and creatures of unusual habits to be unlikely mast-heads of … More
There are many people in this world that due to low self-esteem find it hard to know their true value … More
Bulletpoem – Can the same action be judged differently by the same audience, depending on the gender of the one … More
I can’t tell you what an animal thinks when making eye contact with a human, but when I look into … More
On a clear night in the Pyrenees the skies are dark and crowded with stars. One evening last November I … More
Speaks for itself.
the gas giants –
by n j w
the gas giants speak loud in the night
while quiet more solid bodies
go unheard in the heavens
those rocky worlds pace alone
their elsewhere eyes as far
as can be from telescope
An excellent programme where the great poets discuss their work and we follow Philip Larkin as he recites a few of his works. Truly a gem for anyone that appreciates Larkin’s work in particular.
A new beauty emerges in the husks of wild flowers at the end of summer.
I stand beside a wilderness, and tonight she’s as wild as she gets.
She’s all mine – all her distance, all her depths.
A movie – like a song – is an artform that can become a wormhole, taking the viewer back to the place and time they first watched it.
The effect it has on us can be so powerful, that certain characters or individual lines seem spoken for us personally. They reflect a truth in our hearts or desires, that we ourself were either unaware of or unsure how to articulate.
Occasionally we all have wonderful dreams. Upon waking remaining with us for a few hours; occupying thoughts on the way to work, even persisting through the day. Then there are the very rare dreams that strike with a strength that can not be forgotten, seeming to arrive from a place beyond the manifestations of a resting imagination.
‘It turned out the future had a hard time understanding, and didn’t have much to do with me anymore. The future was a hard fought lesson – that all you can do and know it was worth the effort, is make someone else’s loneliness a little less obvious.’
Meme 3 – A tad grandiose but you get the idea.
Charles Bukowski Best Interview Ever part 1/3 (on Belgian Television). Bukowski in his own words. He is a writer that … More
The rain has moved on for now. The gulls gather to sip from pools on the flat felt roof. Other showers tread … More
Latin puppets. The Narcissi group like Latin crosses toward the Pavilion. Incantations In their guts- fanning flames Of a dormant … More
Memes Exstract from a long poem called Whale mantle, within the collection of Seasores.