In 2011 I was lucky enough to have a couple of poems as runners up in the Longshaw Estate Moorland Garden competition. Both are now preserved in the garden, engraved on implements that reflect the cutlery and toolmaking heritage of Sheffield. See:

I’ve Bilberry on a spoon and Cottongrass on a spade.

Here I am reading, accompanied by the late, and wonderful, Ann Atkinson, who judged the competition:

And reading:

Here’s the bilberry:

and here’s the cottongrass:


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