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Joe Mather and Me

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Early in the summer of 2016 I received an invitation from Jack Windle, (that’s Doctor Jack who runs a splendid website called ‘proletics’ dedicated to the furtherance of historical South Yorkshire writing, and its radical traditions). The University of Sheffield was hosting its ‘Festival of the mind’ and Jack challenged […]

Apologies to Jude on National Poetry Day

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This website’s voice has been a bit quiet in recent times. In fact, truth to tell, it’s hardly got going since its ethereal splash of a launch back in the early summer to coincide with the release of ‘Umpteen,’ my recent album of songs. And that’s really rather bad given […]

Umpteen Launch Gig

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Presented by Bright Phoebus at the Greystones in Sheffield. It’s on June 14th at 7:30pm. Details here.

Thank Goodness It’s Folk Podcast

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In case you missed it, here’s Ray on Sheffield Live’s Thank Goodness It’s Folk this morning. Click here for podcast

Karl Hurst

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That lovely photo of Ray on the cover of Umpteen was taken by Sheffield photographer, Karl Hurst. It’s a beautiful image that captures the very essence of Ray. If you’d like to see more of Karl’s work, you can visit his website.