The World is Quiet Here



March 2017


photography by me Swirling mist moves around my feet, supporting my weight within its wispy vapour. It's silent apart from a distant rumbling that vibrates in my ears. A dimly lit space stretches as far as my eyes can see.... Continue Reading →


Film & Literacy Workshop

I attended a really interesting workshop today. It was a session designed to combine young people's love of film with literacy and creative development, and I couldn't resist since they were using my favourite Japanese animation studio: Studio Ghibli! It was... Continue Reading →

Young Writers Club #2

Artwork by me Yay! Went to Writer's Club again this month. \(^ w ^)/ We didn't have a picture prompt this week because of some technical difficulties....But we had a sentence prompt instead! At the end of an empty street...... Continue Reading →

Anecdote: Confined Within Myself

Artwork by me My fists clench tightly. I can feel my fingernails digging into my skin. My pulse is visible on my wrist. My body is writhing with anger, frustration and hatred. I look at the room I'm stood in.... Continue Reading →

Anecdote: A Bored Passenger

The car vibrates below me. The rocky terrain moving fast around me. The adults are in the front, laughing, chatting. I can hardly hear their words, just random parts of their conversation, over the loud buzz of the wheels against... Continue Reading →

World Book Day Special!

Sorry, this post is so late. I really wanted to post on Thursday but I've been so busy... Happy (late) World Book Day!  \(^ w ^)/ I was inspired by one of this years WBD books, to write this short poem. A... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Girl of Ink and Stars

The Girl of Ink and Stars by Kiran Millwood Hargrave My Rating: ♥♥♥ (3/5) I was really excited to read this ever since Beth reviewed it. I was not disappointed, well... Forbidden to leave her island, Isabella dreams of the faraway... Continue Reading →

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