A while ago I wrote about my work with Houndsdown and Noadswood Schools in preparation for the Wessex Schools Poetry Slam. Well, at the beginning of the month I was invited to go along and watch the final!
Last Saturday, I went along to Tower House to attend award-winning poet, Rhian Edwards’ “Escaping the Ego” writing workshop. Rhian explored emotions and friendship with us, helping us to learn how to describe them in concrete ways through poetry.
I miss home. I’ve always, always struggled with travel, ever since I can remember. I was always the kid on residential trips crying because she missed her family. It has got better over the years, especially on trips like Budapest where I’m surrounded by people I know in a beautiful city. But there are always… Continue reading On Homesickness
Well, last week was a whirlwind! It’s amazing how much you can cram into one week, and I thought I’d share what I’ve been up to with you.
It’s a little dream of mine to teach creative writing workshops in schools. I see it as a bit of an unrealistic one, but it’s essentially what my dream career would be. Travelling around the country, or even the world, teaching one-off sessions in schools, colleges and universities. This week, I got to live a… Continue reading Wessex Schools Poetry Slam
It’s officially my last week as a Solent English student. How did that happen? It really doesn’t seem that long ago that my step-mum railroaded me into visiting my “fallback” university, just in case I messed up. Well, I didn’t mess up. I exceeded everyone’s expectations, including my own, but I still ended up at Solent.… Continue reading SO:Write Showcase
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