I had a fabulous time at the recent BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking Festival 2017 at Sage Gateshead. The theme this year was The Speed of Life This was explored in a series of fascinating discussions and sessions which included former Formula 1 world champion Damon Hill, poet Simon Armitage and Ian McMillan of The […]
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Glad to report another productive day in inspirational surroundings at our latest writing retreat in The Garden Cottage at Gibside. The sun shone brightly and our writers took full advantage of the lovely private garden to find a quite spot with their pen and for a relaxing outdoor lunch. It’s always great to hear about […]
In our recent Words and Pictures workshop with Sarah Loveland Photography, we discussed how we can use photos, taken on the go, to record what we see. At a later date, these can then serve as a memory bank for our writing. And so I enjoyed looking back at a recent visit to the Lake […]
The great thing about what I do is that life is very varied and every day is different. It might be a bit of a nightmare to plan at times but at least it’s never dull! I have been in Hexham this week running another Words and Pictures workshop with Sarah Loveland Photography at Sarah’s […]
I love the fusion of different artistic genres coming together. I believe that when you blur the boundaries between writing and image making, that’s when true creativity starts. So when photographer Sarah Loveland and I decided to run a joint workshop, we set out to run a fun informal day where people would be inspired […]