G’Day. Poetry writing and reading has been a life interest for me. In the last two years I have been expanding these skills with performances at the North Pine Bush Poets Club, at community and family events, concerts and poetry competitions. I enjoy reciting both traditional poets, such as Banyo Paterson and Henry Lawson, as well as our very talented modern day poets.
I am very happy to recite at your event in the Brisbane region, and for community organisations on a pro bono basis. I am a ‘True Blue’ Aussie, born in Pinjarra WA. I spent my youth and early working years in the mid North of South Australia near the Flinders Ranges. I now live in Brisbane with my wife, along with children and grandchildren.
I am a proud Australian, and I use every opportunity to promote this great country through poetry and other means. This pride extends to the promotion of our floral emblem, the Golden Wattle. I am a member of the Wattle Day Association of Australia, which promotes the celebration of our floral emblem on the proclaimed Wattle Day, being 1 September each year. I am a member of the Australian Bush Poets Association (ABPA).
Area: Brisbane, South East Qld
Years Performing: 1.5
Entertainment style: Humorous, Serious, Traditional Bush Poetry
Merchandise: Work in progress
I regard myself as an ‘apprentice’ poem writer. Having written several poems, I am gaining confidence in my skills and creativity.