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Monday Moments: Invisible Colours

Introduced by Holly King Did you know that the human eye can see approximately one million colours? Colour is such a basic element of our lives; it dictates when we should ‘go’ or ‘stop’, whether someone has poured too much milk in your tea and there are even colour personality tests ...

Monday Moments: Reimagining The World

Introduced by Holly King Monday is the start of the week, the first day, the reset button. Monday morning, as you get up to an alarm and groggily start your coffee or tea routine (I like mine black, or builder’s style thanks, and you’ll get a closed-eyed nod of appreciation rather ...

Monday Moments: Resilience

Introduced by Holly King Are you a resilient person? Would that be a word you, your friends, family or colleagues use to describe you? It’s quite a compliment, to be called resilient, but what are the words that go along with that? 'Bouncing back', 'Getting knocked down but getting back up ...

Monday Moments: Finding Your Balance

Introduced by Holly King The theme of balance (and colour) makes me think of a tightrope walker, trying to get across the rope without falling. They’re in some lovely green and blue acrobatic costume that’s been highly patterned to make them look exciting for the viewers, and the ceiling of the ...

Monday Moments: The Gender Agenda

Introduced by Holly King Welcome to this week’s theme: The Gender Agenda. We all like to sort information into boxes that have a defined space and absolute borders with a lid that we can open, peek at what’s inside and close it to keep what’s inside contained. But is that how ...

Monday Moments: Food For Thought

Introduced by Holly King Food, glorious food. The first thing that comes to mind from our theme ‘Food For Thought’ is my dad. The poster boy for chewing properly and eating slowly, he is always the last to finish his dinner. But he also seems to enjoy it the most, taking ...

Monday Moments: Building Bridges

Introduced by Holly King This week we’re ‘Building Bridges’ and the first thing I think about bridges (asides from the darn Troll bridge in King’s Quest VII: The Princeless Bride), is resonant frequency. Bear with me here. In my Physics class, we used the example of bridges to explain ‘natural’ or ...

Monday Moments: Different Hats And Different Faces

Introduced by Holly King Welcome back! A new month, a new time, a new opportunity to see where our creativity will take us. I’ve thought a lot about 'Different Hats And Different Faces', realising there are many ways you can take this theme. Initially, it can seem obvious on the surface; ...

Write On! Issue 5: Editorial Page

Welcome to the first of our digital pull out pages, drawn from Write On! 5. Today's page is from our editor, Madeleine White. As we continue to face the repercussions of lockdown, issue 5 remains digital. You can see the full magazine here. Our new season starts on Wednesday 29th July. The stories and ...