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Reading between the lines – Lumb Bank – Arvon

Writing poetry with the two very inspirational tutors. Ann and Peter Sanson. When they are not teaching they run ‘The Poetry Business’ and publish a  poetry magazine called ‘The North’, well worth checking them out on line.       … Continue reading

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All winners at the Hatchery in Hove!

Thanks to Nicholas Hallett chairman and Roger Bluff secretary of the Hatchery Writing Group,  we have not only had a fantastic year of talks, prompts and sharing writing, but have taken part in a specially organised competition judged by New Writing … Continue reading

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Arvon – a personal journey into poetry and a visit to Hebden Bridge.

       This is a film about my week at ‘Ted Hughes Arvon’ as a student writing poetry. 9 minutes – including a pheasant with attitude, an overview, a Thursday night happening and visit to Hebden Bridge! Absolutely love the … Continue reading

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Arvon – Lumb Bank – Creating poetry

                                                                                   Link to new Arvon post about the whole experience! https://annperrin.wordpress.com/2012/08/23/arvon-a-personal-journey-into-poetry-and-a-visit-to-hebden-bridge/ which also includes the following video diary.

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Seamus Heaney and poets from around the world at Poetry Parnassus

Poetry Parnassus at the South Bank was a real treat, giving as it did an opportunity to share the world in words with some of the most eloquent poets of the age. Thanks to Barbara, who spotted the event and … Continue reading

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The secret life of Mr Iambic Pentameter – for idiots like me!

          There are lots of tried and tested youtube links on iambics at the end, for anyone who does not want to plough through two whole pages of the life and times of me and Mr I! But … Continue reading

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‘Moving on’ written at Totleigh Barton – a poem

Moving On Luggage abandoned in the hall And trains won’t wait for late departure.  But here we sit lost in the dance of life. Mirrored in this tiny drama and willing it never to end. The heat of the fire … Continue reading

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