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
Find out what I got up to last week with ArtfulScribe.
‘When I grow up, I’m going to be a dancer…and a singer and an actress…I’m going to be on stage…’ Enter, Maria Ferguson.
Monday 6th of March marked my first Hammer and Tongue slam as co-host. I had organised a photographer for the evening, but they had called in sick, so I packed up my camera and set off for The Art House Café. I got there nice and early, meeting Dave and Matt for the set up.