PoARTry @ Olveston


This gorgeous 54 page book of poems, artwork created in response to the poems, and photographs from Olveston relating to the poems, is selling for $20.00 (plus $2.50 postage in NZ) with all profits going to Poems in the Waiting Room (NZ).  It has a soft cover with a spiral binding.  Helen Lehndorf  and Jenny Longstaff were my two  midwives – editing and designing the book for me!

If you wish to purchase a book please email me, Ruth, for details  –

waitingroompoems(at)gmail(dot)com. Please replace the (at) with @ and (dot) with .

Inside cover

Artwork by Janie Porter inside the front cover

Peter's vase and amphora

Peter Gregory’s vase and amphora created in response to Olveston afternoon.


Manu Berry and Annie Lambourne’s responses to the poem Olveston

Olveston whispers 1

Pauline Bellamy turned this poem, Olveston whispers, into a delightful small booklet.

Hut for Dot

Kevin Dunkley’s response to the poem Hut for Dorothy

Main St, Arrowtown.jpg

Anna Reid’s response to the poem, Main St Arrowtown

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