… writer, songwriter, teacher, performer and Creative Writing Investigator. Adrian taught writing for 20 years at Essex University, has a long career in folk music, is a member of Face Furniture, Potiphar’s Apprentices and other acoustic bands. He writes songs, poems, essays and books on writing. He is old, and a folkie, but so what?
Song/Poem of the Month
THE RAYLEIGH FIRE 1830
Historical ballad from agricultural depression, adapted from book Curiosities of Essex (1984) by historian Dave Occomore.