'Don't Put Mustard in the Custard'

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 1840 MR/01/05
  • Dates of Creation
      c 1983
  • Physical Description
      22 ff.

Scope and Content

Draft material relating to various poems first published in 'Don't Put Mustard in the Custard' in 1985. The file includes manuscript drafts of the poems 'Keith's cupboard', 'Who invented spoons', 'I'm big', 'She sat in the back of the van', 'Christmas eve', 'Tiffy taffy toffee', 'I'm a stuntman', 'Dad says...', 'I've got bellyache', 'Dave was 3' and 'Something's drastic'; preparatory material for the poem 'Don't' and an annotated typescript draft of the second half of the poem; and two successive manuscript drafts of the poem 'I'm a bathroom fiddler'.