New book! Ever since I found out in the first year of my course that Tolkein had reworked Medieval literture and devoured his Orfeo and Gaiwen the Green Knight, I had wanted to explore this...

Who doesn’t love new books?

The first instalment of my book order for next semester (Late Twentieth Century Literature) arrived today, can’t wait to get started on them!

My tumblr is looking a bit bleak and ‘wordy’… It may be clichéd but beautiful scenery is where I go when I feel uninspired and north Wales is absolutely stunning! This photo is of Llanddwyn...

Creative Writing: An Update

A full month has passed since my good intentions took on form and shape, but the question “where am I going with this?” Is still looming! If you have something to say, you can write,...

Americanisms

I fully appreciate that British (and indeed many, many other) cultures have adopted a great deal of ‘Americanisms’ into their language but to be met in Boots, Crouch End, London today by “Have a...

Memory is just a State of Mind

Your memory is just a state of mind And every state of mind, however fixed, however vivid, Is just as mutable as the flesh that holds it.     The skin sheds and wrinkles, Hair breaks, falls out, goes grey. Eyes...

Went for a walk along the beach yesterday, on the edge of the Menai Strait. How could I fail to be inspired?

Water Abstracts Taken on a Pentax K-r. February 2013.

Pigeon English

I had a very strange dream the night before last, potentially the result of watching too many zombie films lately. In my dream I was trying to escape a disease that was spreading across...

Chew Your Words

Tonight has inspired new words; new words on words.  Fresh thoughts on thinking. Chew on your words before you spit them We won’t always be here to hear them And we don’t have time for time to waste On...