Happenings 11: a week in A – Z
June 26, 2009
Alexander McCall Smith’s leaf
Bananas dipped in dark chocolate: a present in the kitchen which Jane said tasted ominously like barbeques
Concrete poetry excitements forthcoming, in collaboration with the Ingleby Gallery
Dewey decimal, Dave learns the ropes
Edwin Morgan in our forthcoming Poetry Reader…; Excitement* (*see W)
Fun, like holding meetings on the terrace because of the nice weather
George Mackay Brown sales up 844.4% as a result of the BBC ‘Hamnavoe’ episode
Heaving boxes out of the window because it was bright and they were warm
Ivor Cutler ruminations…
Jane typesetting the Poetry Reader
Kevin Cadwallender agrees to aid us in an exciting poetical adventure
Lemon drizzle cake for Friday tea; Lizzie’s on holiday
Michael Marks Pamphlet Award winners announced
Nothing But the Poem on Monday with Ryan and 5 others
Only a week to go till our visit from Jen Hadfield on Thursday 2 July; our Lilias speechifies well down in Melrose last weekend at the book awards
Paul Muldoon on Colbert Nation. Will ‘Tea’ really become the number one poem in Amercia?
Quite a lot of meetings this week
Robyn departs to Berlin this morning for the Berlin Poetry Festival. Jealousy in SPL HQ!
Someone leaves their sunglasses behind…
…two chaps find them and the owner is pleased
‘Under certain circumstances there are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea’ ~ Henry James
We’re semi-finalists in the Best Project Category of the National Lottery Awards!
X marks the spot where baby pigeons are nesting
Yesterday we were excited to find @LRBcakeshop on Twitter
Zounds! It’s time to go!