Will Vigar

A Writer of Sorts

Temptress -Another Tale From The Urban Prairie

The true story of my first visit to Sheffield. I had come for an interview at Shirecliffe College. Going by the reputation of the course and college, it was my … Continue reading

June 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

I Can Never Forgive Ann Widdicombe

  The day they tore the flats down, a woman dressed in a navy blue uniform with red silk sash – buttons and medals winking with delight in the low … Continue reading

June 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

I Saw – Another tale from Kelvin Flats

Twice a day she passes, each time tutting a mantra to banish the monolith.   Knowing, as she does, the obvious squalor of it’s subhuman inhabitants.   She writes her … Continue reading

June 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

My Ex In Anger

My ex, in anger, threw my favourite pyrex pie plate from our eighth floor balcony, hoping to smash it to pieces.   But it landed in a tree – lodged between … Continue reading

May 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Circus

Some kids from Barnsley came round with their geography teacher to point and gaze in wonderment and pity the decaying, failed estate.   “A lack of planning,” he explained, chest … Continue reading

May 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

House Proud (Tales From The Urban Prairie #30)

I’m working on a project based on the flats I used to live in for most of the 80s. The notorious Kelvin Flats of Sheffield. The poem ‘Milk’ is set … Continue reading

May 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Coelorum Perrupit Claustra

  We recently visited Bath and found a Museum dedicated to William Herschel, astronomer and discoverer of Uranus. The museum is in the very house where he discovered the planet. It … Continue reading

February 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Road to Gentrification

(Written after a conversation with a long-term resident of Stokes Croft, Bristol)   Banksy’s been and sprayed the wall with invective and wry situationist drag   and pheromones that attract … Continue reading

February 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Poetry Submissions

My poetry publishing imprint is looking for new contributions to both the website and then next volume of poetry. Have a look a http://www.aswiftexit.co.uk and get in touch!  

February 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

Fish Wife

More Grimsby stuff.  Not sure why Grimsby is holding a sudden fascination, but you go where the inspiration is, I guess.   FISH WIFE   He climbs from the deck … Continue reading

February 10, 2017 · Leave a comment