Hello! I’m Ralph Windle and I’ve been busy since the 1980s, with my ovine alter ego Bertie Ramsbottom, bringing poetry into the alien worlds of business, work and other everyday realities – wrongly assumed by some to be beyond the pale of the creative muse.
In fact, the genre is very much alive and well, grows apace, and you can read the thriving record here. To make it easy for you, the works are grouped in six categories – here’s what they are and briefly what they are about.
The more the media expand, the less we seem to understand. Some new light on why. view ›
A live, interactive blog encouraging all in our arts communities to engage more positively in the big issues of a changing world. view ›
Shining some poetic light on our business Great and Good. view ›
Some rather more personal and reflective poems. view ›
Bertie Ramsbottom’s poetic satires, from the books, FT columns and broadcasts which made him Poet Laureate of the Boardroom. view ›
His past and coming poetic musings on the curious rituals by which humans elect their leaders. view ›
‘Your felicitous muttonings’ as the great Frank Muir christened them, being a wise sheep’s reflections on human frailties. view ›