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It was daunting - speaking in my rural Northern Irish home town about my work as a poet in a school in London on a global platform as respected as TEDx. It felt like coming back to base in a journey that has seen summits I did...


Please vote for my students in the final for the Adobe Youth Voices Global media award. Their music video about food waste made in partnership with This is Rubbish, was shortlisted from thousands of entries worldwide. They wrote the song and lyrics themselves (with a s...


Students from France, Mexico and United Kingdom Recognized for Taking up Fight against Food Waste

Three student groups from France, Mexico and the United Kingdom bagged top prizes for their creative and committed efforts to reduce food waste in their schools and communi...


Watch the interview with my student, Weronika Lewandowska, commended in The Stephen Spender Prize 2014 for poetry in translation in association with the Guardian.

Weronika Lewandowska


There are plates, but no appetite.
There are rings, but no love exchanged,
For a...


My student came 2nd in this pretigious, national competition. Here is her winning poem



by Christy Fielder

She paused,

Taking a long, distant sigh,

She rose from her seat and walked,

She said: You know, it isn’t easy,

And looked queasy,

At her wound.


A small, silent...

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