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Charles Causley at “Carols From Kings” – 24th December 2016

It was a fitting prelude to Charles Causley’s Centenary year in 2017 that a Causley poem should feature in the…

January 11, 2017

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Poet in Residence

December

Sometimes, sitting in Charles Causley’s study, looking out over the valley, it sounds as though I might be in an…

December 17, 2016

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Poet in Residence

The Golden Section

Two thirds in at Charles Causley’s house in Launceston, Cornwall on my residency. I’ve been here since the end of…

November 29, 2016

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Poet in Residence

Convoys, Bears and Writing

ConvoyThis week being Remembrance week got me thinking about Causley’s war poems, apart from everything else… One which has always…

November 16, 2016

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‘My room is a bright glass cabin,

All Cornwall thunders at my door,

And the white ships of winter lie

In the sea-roads of the moor.’

The Seasons in North Cornwall, Collected Poems, 1951 - 2000 [revised edition] p.31