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Writing4fun Summer 2014

Hi there! Writing 4 Fun Monmouth starts again on thurs 8th may 2014. It will be a guest session with David on ‘monologues’. Check out Stanley Holloway and Joyce Grenville. As usual at Monmouth library 9.30am to 1130am. See you … Continue reading

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Stalking John Barrowman: Opening night at Chapter Cardiff

Chiffi, Garner and Steed’s new musical! Well done guys! I went expecting to be entertained… and was blown away by the fun filled, energetic, hilarious show. There were some splendid performances. I loved the three divas! And who cant relate … Continue reading

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Snapshot: A writer’s life for me

Windows open to the smells of the countryside. Sun shining. Stornoway Hebridean lilt playing over me. Beowulf and Anglo Saxon Chronicles in my head. Mapping the Mind, Brilliant excel and Alex’s adventures in Numberland at hand. Owain’s Resistance on my … Continue reading

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Bob Dylan at 70 – time and tide

Penblwydd hapus iawn iawn Dylan; ‘Some are mathematicians,  Some are carpenter’s wives,  I don’t know where they’ve been,  Or what they’ve done with their lives.’  Tangled up in blue. These Dylan lines and Three Cliffs Bay, Gower inspired the 10 … Continue reading

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ten minute poem 1: Remembering

The past seems such a long time ago Remembering the times of my childhood. Long summers and mis-spent hours Laughing, playing and singing together With friends and family, we had a great time Enjoying each other’s company Creating new memories. … Continue reading

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ten minute poems

The following series of ‘ten minute poems’ were the result of a short workshop. The writers  each chose an item from a ‘toy bag’. Then they generated a series of words and phrases inpired by the item. These poems are … Continue reading

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An old nation came of age: Wales Yes Vote

Half a million people of Wales voted Yes in the quietest election or referendum I have ever taken part in. The sign for free range eggs on the village green was bigger than the sign for the polling station. And … Continue reading

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