Author: <span>Kirsten Bett</span>

book review

Cats My name is Wilma Wilma's mates

Brilliant in simplicity. Rutger Kopland is my favourite Dutch poet as I must have mentioned before. He uses plain language that takes you places. In this poem he takes us…

Leeuwarden poetry tour

Hiya, Wilma here. Mind-speaking my Easter wishes to you all. I hope you all enjoy your eggs. I don’t like them, neither the chocolate or the real ones. Easter is…

Geen categorie

At the Scottish Association of Writers (SAW) conference, I came across the pantoum again. I love this Malaysian poem form. You need to say the words out loud. Then you…

Geen categorie My name is Wilma Poetry

In my first interview with Wilma, she urged me to keep going. “Just get it done!” were her exact words. We both have come a long way, little Wilma. I…

Cats My name is Wilma

… than 1,000 words. At least my doodles do to me… One of the workshops of the upcoming Scottish Association of Writers-conference that grabbed my attention instantly was ‘Leaving room…

Cats My name is Wilma

I was sad to read of the collusion between a car and the Wairarapa Line. I read it had happened out of Featherston and if you have taken that commute…

Featherston Geen categorie Places

Cats My name is Wilma

“No, it’s not a drumband playing in my house, it’s just my five-month-old kitten banging the hanging extension of my desk,” I explained to a customer on the first Monday…

Cats Working life