Live from Worktown

Bolton’s Whitman on Walls

On May 28th 2022, the classic art deco lecture hall in Bolton’s Library hosted a unique event based on a collaboration between American and local academics, poets, historians and musicians, all brought together to celebrate their shared passion for the great American poet, Walt Whitman. Having heard about the Bolton Whitmanites and the annual walk

Love from Worktown

This year’s anthology of poems from Live from Worktown is on the theme of love and is appropriately being launched on Valentine’s Day. I was asked if I had any suitable photographs that would work in the book, so I’m pleased to say that this shot of a new, unfurling fern in the shape of

Live from Worktown Photo Competition

I was lucky enough to be invited by Live from Worktown to help organise and judge a recent photo competition, along with LfW member and local historian, Dave Burnham. With a general theme of “Life under Lockdown”, people were encouraged to submit photos taken with either a camera or smart phone, in the categories of PPE, Out