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Small Words

In America they “run” for Congress but in England we “stand” for Parliament… do Americans concede they put in more effort?! Just small words, small changes but what different connotations they have when compared.

Found this in a second hand book shop in Highgate, London. It’s not in the best condition, but in a way that just goes to show that it has been read and travelled about...

I know a book shouldn’t be judged by it’s cover, but these new hardback editions of H.G. Wells’ novels are just beautiful! I have these two so far (to replace my shabby 2nd hand paperbacks)...

Dreaming.

For some unknown reason I have been having a lot of vivid dreams recently. It’s long established of course that dreams, manifestations of our unconscious or subconscious state, are directly linked to our concious selves and that...

Seeing Myself from a Great Distance.

For the week I was in Finland, I did not wear any make-up. I figured there was no point what with the constant snow to just wash it all off/over my face (though there...

I’ve just returned from a week in Yllas, Finland. It’s been like a breath of fresh air to mind before the new term starts next week! The snow, the quiet, the incredible scenery… I have...

Brick

It’s the last week of 3.1 (year 3, semester 1) and my lack of posts through these important weeks could say one of to things: The semester has passed without inspiration or creative/ interesting...

New books for ‘Imperial Fictions’.

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

F5 [Refresh]

In an hour I’ll be setting off for my first lecture of the new term (Writing for Performance) I’m really hoping it will give me the fresh inspiration, or wake up or whatever it...