I've used this blog before as a place to record workshop ideas, so I'm adding a post about some visual poems I've made as they would also work very well in a workshop. Here I've substituted flowers for syllables, words and rhymes in a few poetic forms (haiku, couplet, quatrain, end rhyme) but any found… Continue reading Making visual poems with flowers
Corona Diary: Possibly Week 3 – but are you counting?
I'm not sure if this strange time had a proper beginning and I certainly can't see its end. This week I haven't wanted to be online much even though there has been an explosion of people offering online workshops, readings and classes. I've been slightly ill and still feel under the weather but I'm sure… Continue reading Corona Diary: Possibly Week 3 – but are you counting?
Corona Diary: One Week In
Things I've done this week for the first time in my life: attended a webinar about what older women want to read (unfortunately I kept losing my internet connection). went to my writing fiction class via Zoom (never heard of it before). Overheard comments: "I should've worn make-up!" "I'm not switching my camera on because… Continue reading Corona Diary: One Week In
Corona Diary – Day One
Hello out there, dear readers. I thought I'd share with you how I'm getting used to living in the new normal of a global pandemic. As yet, our household of four adults isn't showing any signs of having the virus - no continuous coughing or high temperatures. Our daughter is a student at Oxford University… Continue reading Corona Diary – Day One