"That Lone Ship explores [social struggles] from a different perspective: that of a working-class crisis of masculinity in left-behind communities...The 'heavy silence of monoliths' in 'Bonaparte Before the Sphinx' is an enduring image emblematic of the whole collection: the unspoken words of forgotten communities and unwritten histories, time and history as silent monolith."
– Gareth Leaman, Poetry Wales
Published in Poetry Wales 54.3
"That Lone Ship is another kind of poetry collection altogether, barnacled with haiku, patched up with odd borrowings from reading, memory and the news, full of curious nooks and obsessions."
– Thomas Tyrrell, Wales Arts Review
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