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Thursday Connectors: Worlds Apart On Holiday

By Farzana Hakim Hi, all. I’ve returned to host another edition of Thursday Connectors after a much-needed and well-deserved break. To be honest, who doesn’t need a break from the hustle and bustle of London life? I certainly did and in today’s Connectors, I’ll be telling you what I did and where ...

Monday Moments: Making It Up

Introduced By Holly King It’s weird to think that, at one point, every word we use had to be made up. It's said that Shakespeare coined (‘made up’) over 400 words in his plays and sonnets, which we have adapted into everyday language, including to 'catch a cold', 'swagger' and even ...

Thoughtful Tuesdays: St Valentine

By Eithne Cullen Welcome to my page today. This week, you will be celebrating or not celebrating, embracing or ignoring, the feast of St Valentine. This poor Roman priest and physician - who suffered martyrdom during the persecution of Christians by the emperor Claudius II Gothicus - has become the patron ...

Friday Features: A Poetry Special

This week we are celebrating some of the wonderful poets and poetry to have come out of Pen to Print's Advanced Poetry Workshop led by Anna Robinson. This is a free course for people who have been writing poetry for a while and are ready for a deeper journey. Find ...

Writer Of The Month: Julie Dexter

By Patsy Middleton Our writer of the month is poet Julie Dexter. Julie trained as a dancer at a ballet school in Chester, studying many forms of dance as well as choreography. Julie says: "I think choreography and composing have a similarity, as you have to select carefully what you will leave out, ...

Thoughtful Tuesdays: What Now?

By Eithne Cullen Our theme this week is 'What Now?' I know that this is the question on everybody’s lips at the moment; we had no idea what  lockdown would look like back in March when it all started. And most of us have a vague feeling that we don’t know ...