It’s a freezing cold night, I can see my breath as I yawn the day away whilst waiting for the tube. I want to read the rest of my book whilst I wait but the thick woollen gloves make page turning awkward but I want to read this right now. There are only a few … Continue reading Reflections: A Love Letter To Patti Smith
I will admit, I am quite the procrastinator. I drink lots of tea first and then there is the “tidying” of the desk. It’s my preparation time, my warm-up. The space of a writer has always been something that has interested me since childhood. My parents bought me a desk and I was forever shifting … Continue reading A Desk Of One’s Own
He taught me to sing quietly in my head, yet I gained the courage to project words and watch them come to life. He taught me to look at everything closely and then look again. I saw beauty in everything and I wrote from experience, pushing through the dilemmas of the human condition, holding onto … Continue reading A Welsh Composer: The Ballad of Dylan Thomas
Our lives are dominated by commerce. We must work to live, some live to work and others just get by. So it isn’t surprising that in this day in age, there are lots of people, like you and I, who work on our art during our lunch hour, a few moments on the commuter train … Continue reading La Vie Bohème!
Ingrid is a poet. A damn fine poet at that. She’s featured in the latest Patchouli Press chapbook, Sunny Side Down: A Tribute to Charles Bukowski, she is a resident of Los Angeles and she has been published both online and in print. But why does she write? Who or what gets her creative juices … Continue reading An Interview With Ingrid Calderon
It’s been a hectic few weeks for me, from a personal perspective. I have attempted to plan new and exciting adventures for 2018, in a creative manner of speaking and this of course includes Patchouli Press. I have a few ideas I am playing with but in the meantime I’d just like to get the … Continue reading Burning Of The Midnight Lamp
I am very excited that we are in our second printing of the Charles Bukowski chapbook, I am awaiting a fresh batch and will be posting them out after the Christmas holiday (we have had a slight problem with the printers). Anyway, it will be a most excellent start to 2018 together with the announcement of … Continue reading Sunny Side Down: A Tribute To Charles Bukowski