Pathways is a collection of poems linked by the theme of journey. The language is in American and British English in a variety of classical and modern styles of verse.
The beautiful ornament above inspired my poem in the collection called The Goose Girl.
In his American lecture The Decorative Arts, which I read in the Complete Works by Harper Collins, Oscar Wilde advised his audience to appreciate art in the home.
Although Wilde made a case for the artisan who creates decorations round doors and fireplaces my eyes kept falling back to this pottery piece and a story formed in my mind.
My new book Wilde Ransomed is about the lost literary legacy of Arthur Ransome, who ensured that Wilde’s legend survived by his brilliant work Oscar Wilde, a Critical Study.
Like both these authors I also have a work for children. It is a comedy novel May, Magic and Moonlight and puts a modern spin on the popular English classic Dick Whittington. For more information see https://www.facebook.com/MayMagicAndMoonlight/.