The Huddersfield that I like best is a large town with a big heart and an open mind.
It reminds me to say that staying local should never be about looking at the world through a closed window, but about making a home then throwing the doors open and inviting the world in.
We don’t know where print is going.
I wondered if people might not have had enough of Simon Armitage and wondered whether I hadn’t had enough of Simon Armitage.
Somebody will be able to crack ebook files in the same way that people cracked music files a decade ago. An author could have worked for three years on his book, have someone buy it for their Kindle for Î£6.99 and then see it shared with everyone in the world for free.
We still need a voice that thinks before it speaks.
I have to make myself write, sometimes. In the space between poems, you somehow forget how to do it, where to begin. It was good to be task – based for a while. I just came downstairs each day, picked the one I was going to do that day, and wrote.