The UK 2013 trip

Registrations are now open for the UK 2013 Greenbelt + more trip. It’s slightly shorter than previous years; I’m pretty sure it’s going to be absolutely brilliant. I do hope you can come. The information and registration form is here: UK2013infobrochure

Breathing space

Few things fill me with anticipation more than the return of Pádraig Ó Tuama at the end of February, for a 3 month poet-in-residence project with the CFM. He’ll be doing a mixture of in-house and public events – including this 3 day event in Hobart. I hope you can come… Download information here: breathingspace

Pádraig Ó Tuama in Melbourne

One of the great delights of this year promises to be a visit to Melbourne by Pádraig Ó Tuama. Pádraig is a poet and community development worker from Belfast, but neither of those descriptions do him justice. His poetry and songs have been a constant soundtrack in the office here over the last couple of…


I wrote this last week, and then my blog broke for a couple of days, and i thought it was lost… But no! Hooray! I’ve just spent two days in Hobart doing some planning around an event that we’re going to run next year, based on rekindling imagination. I spent hours at Mona, which was…