Blogging and Writing

Reflections on Swanwick

“Pace yourself,” they said in the smoking tent. “Don’t feel you have to do everything.” I’ve spent the past week at Swanwick Writing School, an annual event taking place in the tranquility of the Derbyshire countryside. I didn’t pace myself. There’s a wall of exhaustion that kicks in somewhere around Tuesday evening. It hits everyone,… Continue reading Reflections on Swanwick

Out and About · Photo Projects

Love on the Beach at Blyth

Part of my 366 Project. I took this picture on the beach at Blyth. We were there a couple of weeks ago, and it was pretty cold and windy. It seems quite a bleak place, but then there are lots and lots of benches with bits of poetry and songs and quotations on them. And… Continue reading Love on the Beach at Blyth

General Musings · Prompts

An Indoor Smell Safari

Another little post inspired by Susannah Conway‘s courses on senses. We’re looking at smells this week, and I’ve done a quickie version of today’s task. Indoors because it’s a bit nippy outside (I can’t believe that this is the best that June can muster). In a hurry because Mike’s being watching the football and has… Continue reading An Indoor Smell Safari