A new year and old friends

A new year and old friends

The scene outside may be a little bleak but it has been a very cheery start to the 2018 as I start to make contact again with poets I knew during my bookselling days in Ulverston. There was a lot of literary activity in the town at the time with South Cumbria...
HANDSTAND AUTHORS TAKE PART IN LOCAL HISTORY MONTH

HANDSTAND AUTHORS TAKE PART IN LOCAL HISTORY MONTH

A series of events is being organised by libraries in Cumbria this May to celebrate local history month.  Local history is what Handstand is all about so I am delighted we have been invited to take part. Kerry Darbishire is giving a talk about Kay’s Ark in Kirkby...
Plans for 2017

Plans for 2017

We’re more than half way through January in this new year and I’ve been slow to get into gear.  I’ve had one of those horrible colds that seem to be afflicting so many at the moment and the motivation to do much more than feel sorry for myself has been woeful. ...