The day has seemed to have passed me by without my knowledge or consent. The humid air hangs still above me reminding me that the day was warm. I can smell scorching fumes from the burning logs drifting through the trees in the wood. I remember last night, as I got closer, I heard the … Continue reading In The Woods
I write because: I can express myself more freely. I find conversations to be restrictive sometimes. I need more time to think about my responses. I enjoy using and learning new words. I feel there is a large part of me hidden away and writing helps me explore this. I need time to reflect upon … Continue reading Why Do I Write?
Sunday Afternoon There was a room in the house I grew up in, which was always exceptionally cold compared to the other rooms in the house. We could barley use the room. It had a large bay window, which was constructed with Georgian-style leaded glass panes. There was no double glazing then. The room was … Continue reading Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Peach
A blogging event ‘Book Review Day’ This month I am reviewing a book called “Peace by Piece”. The editor of this book Victoria Villasenor runs a social enterprise called Global Words, which is a Literary Consultancy, who work with under-represented communities all over Nottinghamshire to get the stories that you don’t get to hear from … Continue reading Peace by Piece
Nottingham Women’s Centre Memoir Writing Workshops: Over the next six weeks a writers group for women in Nottingham are willing to put pen to paper to share their unique stories. The Women will be sharing personal snapshots from moments in their lives. The pieces of work will contribute to a printed anthology, which will be … Continue reading Memoir Workshop
‘Notebook & Pen’ is the Creative Writers group to which I belong. Recently we have been using our memory as a narrative, as a method for producing written pieces. This has been a useful method for me. I found that I could recall some fragments from my childhood. When I started to write them down, … Continue reading Notebook And Pen