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First impressions of Cyprus Well

My first week here is already over. Seven nights gone during which I’ve established a sort of pygmy evening routine….

July 12, 2016



Jon McGregor residency reading

Acclaimed novelist and short story writer, Jon McGregor, will be staying at Cyprus Well for a week at the end…

April 20, 2016


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A Winning Week at Cyprus Well

‘My room is a bright glass cabin’ Saturday: My journey to Cyprus Well has been long and tiring but I…

April 15, 2016


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Isabel’s Shelf at Cyprus Well

In my first week of being the Charles Causley poet-in-residence I wrote about Causley’s study: about the quality of light…

April 7, 2016

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“You must take off your clothes for the doctor

And stand as straight as a pin,

His hand of stone on your white breastbone

Where the bullets all go in.”

Recruiting Drive, Charles Causley: collected poems 1951 - 2000 (Picador, 2001)