The Anapestic Doctor

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I wrote this poem last December during a creative writing course based at Rochester Adult Education Centre. Local authorities and government policies should recognise the importance of adult education in contributing to the health and welfare of the population. As … Continue reading

Miss Havisham walks the streets of Rochester

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Last weekend was the annual Rochester Dickensian Christmas Festival where townsfolk dress up as Victorians or characters from Charles Dicken’s novels. Here is an interesting view of the procession at midday on Sunday. Look out for Bill Sykes -from Oliver Twist – with a very authentic looking dog and Miss Havisham – from Great Expectations.

 

 

 

Who Do You Think You Are?

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Have you considered using a pseudonym? I decided to use J.M.Dallimore as my writing name in 2011; it was my maternal grandmother’s name. All the other surnames in our family rate as some of the most popular in the United … Continue reading