Inspiration Point (work that responds to our weekly writing cue)


Flinders Field

I'm sat here in my study a dream has come to me To plough and sow a field of wheat as it used to be Cornflowers with their blooms so blue were...

Waiting For The Flash

I wasn't sure if a photo could express Ekphrastic poetry, but decided to have a go and see if it worked. Childhood is such a mystery to me,...

Christina's World by Andrew Wyeth (Ekphrastic IP)

Buildings, far - off and grey seen across a vast field like a yellow ocean waiting to be sailed and, lying on the shore, Christina.

Pictures of Grenfell tower (Ekphrastic IP)

Pictures of Grenfell tower; a black and blazing tower of horror; of hopeless people and trapped screams like the worst tragedy of terror in...


( The Son of Man is a 1964 painting by the Belgian surrealist painter René Magritte. Magritte painted it as a self-portrait.) Here I stand alone, I...
Gold cherry
Story of the week

Very Beret

My brush with fame was more my hat of fame – if that can be seen as even a thing. When I was doing my degree, I lived in a house with a number of...

United In An Ancient Wood

There was a spell binding unlimited magic surrounding this ancient woodland I found myself in, it was bursting with bird song that aroused feelings...