The Spellwright at Ludlow Medieval Christmas Fayre

On a bright cold morning I walked in my best medieval cloak through the already packed streets of Ludlow to the Castle, unpacked my basket of skulls/snails/parchment etc and was writing my first spell (for Swordsmanship) all before I could get the Thermos undone. People lined up, asked me if the sheep’s skull was real, whether the pocket watch was also an alethiometer, where such big … Continue reading The Spellwright at Ludlow Medieval Christmas Fayre

The impact of a distinguisher at a vaseboard

Cafe Writing is once again under way in lovely Ludlow Kitchen at the Food Centre, Bromfield.  I run these workshops for people who wish to write poetry or prose while enjoying a good coffee, and sometimes a pastry too.  This morning a dozen ingenious minds created a Dicsaurus. I had asked everyone to invent a new word using two words handily hanging around the beautiful … Continue reading The impact of a distinguisher at a vaseboard