Dave Wood: a poet’s grave…

Some of you may remember Dave Wood, who was our first attempt to have a poet in residence on Slugger. He’s from Derbyshire but worked annually in Irish schools and colleges for about ten years. Unfortunately the virtual end of his trip back in 2004 was disrupted somewhat by server problems, though he captured some it on his own blog set up for the purpose. Now he’s made his own, very idiosyncratic video for the BBC’s Video Nation project in Derby.

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