Landscapes

Over centuries we’ve explored and believed we understood the landscapes of our surroundings, yet we have destroyed them. Aspects of the natural world are fighting to survive our will to dominate them. The most recent...

A wintery walk along the coast in Bangor, North Wales. Space for the mind and fuel for the imagination!

The Fallibility of memory

It’s funny, but today a quote I’ve had in my head since the tender age of seven or eight, from my headmaster repeating it again and gain for us to reflect on is assembly,...

Is a Date Just a Number?

So a friend showed me something today that has got my head in a complete spin, you can change the date of a tumblr post to move it back or forward in time -...

Poetry: Making Light out of Darkness

It’s strange but yet commonly acknowledged that some of our darkest days can be our most creatively productive. I’ve had a couple of very down days this week yet from them I have drawn poetry, something...

EdFringe: Meet… The Fun Club

It’s week three at Edinburgh, and there are animals in the Zoo. You might have seen them on the mile, you might have seen them in the bars, sticking a bright pink flyer under...

Inspiration? Look to Mary Oliver

Today I’ve been reading the New and Selected Poems (V1) of Mary Oliver. She is an astonishing discovery to me, every syllable of her poetry just rings true. It’s beautiful but yet brutal, free...

In Production with: This is It Theatre – For a Black Girl

A selection of images from photographing For a Black Girl in Brick Hall at Vault Festival 2018. Written by and performed by Nicole Acquah. Featuring: PJ Stanley, Sarah Page, Carly McCann, Chusi Amoros, Elisha-Grace Lawrence-Bardsley. https://vaultfestival.com/whats-on/for-a-black-girl/ For a Black...

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...

Spent a weekend in Norway, such a beautiful country and a fascinating part of the world. Stayed in a little village not far out of Stavanger, in the South. Went for long walks in...