Just contrails passing/ over us, & near/ a blackbird warns

We met in Loudwater Studio in Ludlow to work on various kinds of art reflecting the project ‘Loudwater Studio in the Shropshire Hills’.  All these different pieces will form part of a three-dimensional sketchbook recording the visits of Loudwater Studio clients to five different and special places in the Shropshire Hills. These beautiful birds are made from paper and Modrock plaster of Paris, with wire … Continue reading Just contrails passing/ over us, & near/ a blackbird warns

We’ve met a carved Boy/ with a spear &/ under his hand his Dog

I spent a day this week with Julia Walling (of Woods for Wellbeing) and Lol Klein (of Loudwater Studio), away up the woods below the Iron Age hillfort of Bury Ditches in Shropshire. The day was part of a project called ‘Loudwater Studio in the Shropshire Hills’, funded through Shropshire AONB in association with Woods for Wellbeing. Loudwater Studio is part of Vision Homes Association, a charity … Continue reading We’ve met a carved Boy/ with a spear &/ under his hand his Dog

Inspiring creativity: Poetry on the Farm

Originally posted on Poet on the Farm :
Well, this lovely residency is at an end, at least in its wellies-in-the-midden phase of being actually on the farm and making poetry with people.  Thank you so much, all the staff at Acton Scott, Arts Council England and Shropshire Council, all the poets and visitors – and all of you who’ve read and followed and supported this blog.… Continue reading Inspiring creativity: Poetry on the Farm