High time for an update, methinks!
Over Easter I was in Amsterdam and Utrecht, performing as part of the inaugural City2Cities literary festival. The festival takes three European cities and "twins" them (or should that be "triplets" them?), and this year the three were Utrecht, Stockholm and Edinburgh. I was asked to be the official Edinburgh poet, and I was really proud to represent my city at the festival. I worked on translations, performed heaps of times, met loads of truly brilliant poets and was paid for the priviledge (and put up in free, gorgeous accomodation, no less!). Was I dreaming...? It was an amazing time. And I now wan