Julie Pritchard poetry with friends at The Fireside Coffee Lounge, Bargoed. Friday14th November

Fab evening at The Fireside Lounge promoting my work along with other fellow poets promoting their work too. We had a lovely meal first then we opened the mic. Myself first, Alan Roderick from Newport, host of the open mic The Old Murengher. Followed by lovely Amanda Birch and Mam Aida Birch, the women behind Poems and Pints at the little Cambrian Inn, Neath and who drove from Neath via Gelligear Common had a special encounter with some cows. Mike Jenkins man behind The Red Poets and MC for Red Poets Imp Merthyr. Ian Cross with his lovely partner Elyri. Debbie Price( baa baa sheep) my dear friend who helped me to publish “Butterfly Kisses and a Bee Sting Mind”. To Keith, RT, Dan, and others who came to listen. The venue was great the room looked sexy to me, the acoustics were very good no need for a mic. Food was excellent the staff were wonderful. It was the people who came that made the evening so great. Will be having another evening of poetry from the Fireside Friday 12th December in the down stairs lounge with a roaring fire

Poetry should be like my left hand, fingers stretched reaching out to the whole of South East West Wales letting the valleys in.


Lovely red glow inviting and enticing




Mike Jenkins.


My dear friend Debbie (Baa Baa Sheep)


Trust me, i am always talking with my hands.


Alan Roderick, lovely gentleman and great poet who had us laughing with his observations


The beautiful talented and a keen walker like myself Amanda Birch.


Talented Ian Cross fab new hair cut


 Distracted by mirrors


Mike, Alan, Sheila, Bridget, Rosie to the left chatting away to Tim


 Olwyn and Alma


 Myself in conversation with  Ian Elyri by his side



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