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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?

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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...

Poetry: The Moon

The moon caught my eye this evening as I was looking out of my window at the first clear night I have seen (or perhaps just recognised) in ages. There is definitely something very haunting...

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...

I would be unstoppable if I could just get started! Annon.

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...

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...

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,...