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Author, Poet, Travel Writer, Fell Walker, Long Distance Walker & Runner. With a beautiful wife, daughters, granddaughter & grandson. 

Peter Kay was born in Heywood, 1950, and now lives in West Yorkshire.  He is the author of “A Pennine Way Odyssey” (self-published 2012),   “Show Me The Way to Santiago” (Curious Cat Books 2020)  and “A Very Alternative Coast to Coast” (Curious Cat Books 2022).  He has written a soon to be published Children’s Book, “The Owl And The Mole”, illustrated by one of his daughters. He has written and performed poetry, thirteen poems have been published, in anthologies or on-line; six poems can be found in: “TUESDAY AFTERNOONS: AN ANTHOLOGY OF THIRTY POEMS BY FIVE POETS”. He is currently writing a murder mystery, set in 1930’s Yorkshire and ghost writing the Autobiography of a Congolese refugee RAP star.

Peter Kay
Slicks

Slicks

This week’s poem, Slicks, was based on taking lines from an article and responding to them in couplets. So the first lines derive from an RSPB article and reflect bird/animal life in an urban setting, however the whole piece now clearly reflects something very different going on in the ‘city’… As always, I hope you […]
Peter KayFeb 22, 20241 min read
Dear Deidre

Dear Deidre

This week’s poem, based loosely on the contents of letters to Agony Aunts is called Dear Deidre. As always, I hope you enjoy! #WritingCommunity #Writerslift #Books #poetrycommunity #poetrylovers #Poems #Blogs #Authors #Writers #ReadersCommunity #ShamelessSelfpromoSunday
Peter KayFeb 18, 20241 min read
How to write a poem of love

How to write a poem of love

As we approach Valentine’s Day – My poem for this week is called: How to write a poem of love As always, I hope you enjoy! #WritingCommunity #Writerslift #Books #poetrycommunity #poetrylovers #Poems #Blogs #Authors #Writers #followforfollowback #ShamelessSelfpromoWednesday
Peter KayFeb 7, 20241 min read
Imprints

Imprints

As I missed last week – Poem 2 for this week – Imprints – I hope you enjoy. #ShamelessSelfpromoThursday #WritingCommunity #Books #Poetry #writing #amwriting #readingcommunity #author #writer #writerscommunity #ThursdayMotivation #poetrylovers #poetrycommunity
Peter KayFeb 1, 20241 min read
Mrs Wainwright

Mrs Wainwright

My Poem for this week – Mrs Wainwright – I hope you enjoy, feedback always appreciated. #ShamelessSelfpromoTuesday #WritingCommunity #Books #Poetry #writing #amwriting #readingcommunity #author #writer #writerscommunity #ThursdayMotivation #poetrylovers #poetrycommunity
Peter KayJan 30, 20241 min read
Senseless

Senseless

My Poem for this week – Senseless – I hope you enjoy, feedback always appreciated. #ShamelessSelfpromoThursday #WritingCommunity #Books #Blogs #Art #Poetry #YouTube #writing #amwriting #readingcommunity #author #writer #writerscommunity #ThursdayMotivation #poetrylovers SenselessWhat the eye touches first touches the infiniteengenders a thousand unconscious thoughtssynapse imprints linger long in every recessAnd can never be unseen What the ear […]
Peter KayJan 18, 20241 min read
Armageddon

Armageddon

My latest poem – Armageddon #poetrycommunity #POEMS – ArmageddonThree children playing in the dirt losing their identities bit by bitand every ten seconds a rocket explodesthree people losing their limbs in a sea of limbs staggering from north to south, south to north within a tiny ribbon of land searching for blue skyand every ten […]
Peter KayJan 11, 20241 min read
Gingerlicious Nights 2024 Dates

Gingerlicious Nights 2024 Dates

It’s back for the New Year for your pleasure and entertainment On the menu: Venue: The Old Post Office and Café Bar, Silsden Time: 7pm Headline announcements to be added…. Dates may be subject to change
Peter KayJan 5, 20241 min read
Tick-tocking away

Tick-tocking away

Tick-tocking away There’s always a child with a device clamped to an ear, eyes down tick-tocking their soul, You-Tuber baby Lost in instant thoughts, feelings, aspirations, narrowing horizons, making them feel good, without knowing who they really are.
Peter KayDec 22, 20231 min read
Pheasants

Pheasants

Poem for this week, trying to get caught back up! This one is very much apt for this time of year – Pheasants My grandson likes to play a game on the morning run to school, we count the number of pheasants seen, it’s three or four as a rule.
Peter KayDec 19, 20231 min read