On December 10th, 2012, Victoria Pugh, local poet and Two Rivers Press author, performed a number of her works as part of Wokingham’s 2012 Living Advent Calendar. There were funny poems, a Christmas poem, a shopping poem, a sad poem … Continue reading
I was standing on the top of Scout Scar. It was winter and the light was fading though the sun was warm behind my back. All around the snow picked out the pink tops of the mountains – and I … Continue reading
He hurtled out of the ward’s green doors – they flapped and spluttered like sucker fish falling from the side of a liner in dry dock. He poked his head back in for a moment; the doors opened as much … Continue reading
This is Victoria Pugh’s first full collection, although her poems have appeared in anthologies and have won competitions. It is full of witty and accomplished poems with insights into the interface between self and the world. Perhaps the most immediately … Continue reading
Of Victoria Pugh’s “Mrs. Marvelous” Dilys Wood writes “This is an interesting, original and sometimes deeply moving first collection.” Here is the full review.