Poetry about Plymouth - Past and Present. Well, I wonder who started the ball rolling on that one then? It always makes me smile when someone 'borrows' an idea you have had (and published) by then masquerading it as their own. When I published Inspeximus: Poetry from the Manors of The Roborough Hundred I realised I was writing for a very niche market. Not everyone likes history. Few understand specific local history and even fewer people these days read poetry. So, when I see a certain 'historic' institution in Plymouth deciding to have an open evening for people with 'Plymouth Poetry Past and Present' as a grand theme, I fall off my chair in laughter.
Remember. You heard it here first.
Remember also that nepotism rules in some cities which have refused to unlock their minds but want all the benefits when things go right. Truth is stranger than fiction in Plymouth.