The theme for this week’s JVG Radio Method poem is “Astronauts“. I have no idea what Jon was thinking this week. Astronauts? Well, it was interesting, after four attempts (something of a record) to come to grips with it, I settled on this piece I presented on air. I do like it but I wish… Read More


I suspect that JVG was trying to intimidate with this weeks title, but silence is a poets friend.  Allowing individual words to shine.

So after blathering on like that with JVG for a while about John Cage and silence  ( and how neither of us had recovered from BBQ day last week), I got on with the poem
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The theme for this week’s JVG Radio Method poem is “2019 BBQ Day“. Where does a year go? The annual 3RRR BBQ Day show comes around all too soon. The  photo on the right by Tim Chmielewski will give you all the information you really need about where the poem is headed.   No Ed Bates… Read More


The theme for this week’s JVG Radio Method poem is “Global“. A good theme this week and one that I could get my teeth into. A lot of strong opinions on the topic from all the participants on the show, and none really in favour of globalisation. One of those weeks when I got to… Read More


The theme for this week’s JVG Radio Method poem is “Teaching”.Week 2 of 2019 and JVG is already theming the themes. Teaching following on from school… not exactly stretching himself, is he?

Anyway after having spent a couple of days wrangling, crafting forging writing and generally sweating over a poem on the chosen topic. (notice the nifty use of the thesaurus there?) I woke up on Sunday morning and in an hour before the tea had even had a chance to go cold I had the poem I am presenting to you today.… Read More


The theme for this week’s JVG Radio Method poem is “SCHOOL“. Our first week back for 2019 and JVG decided that like the rest of Australia “School” is the topic everyone is talking about, even if you haven’t got kids, they are clogging up the public transport again. We discussed how quick the break went… Read More