Fantastic photograph by Tom Kidd/Alamy that I just came across on The Guardian today. The article, The 10 best ruins in Britain, could definitely inspire some new writing this weekend. This photo features St Peter’s Seminary in Glasgow which opened … Continue reading
Love this picture of “Lady & Leopards” I just came across in this Huffpost article by the author of a recent book about circus history, Linda Simon. If I wasn’t driving kids around and cooking food and washing up all … Continue reading
Impossible to visit Banksy’s website and not be inspired by what he’s getting up to in NYC: http://www.banksyny.com/ Here’s one of my favourites…
To get the whole story on this visual prompt, you need to check out Brain Pickings post The Burning House: what people would take if the house was on fire. Alternatively you go straight for the book itself, written by … Continue reading
This image from Wikicommons reminds me of a story of Kathy’s. I also chose it today because I was thinking about writing something for Sport Literate which I heard about via the excellent Funds for Writers website. I make that … Continue reading
Really, you have to click on this photograph and peer at it to see just how beautiful it is. The photograph is by Jon Hill and he says that “This is a highly processed picture of the reflection of a … Continue reading
I have just pinched this picture off Facebook from my cousin Callum Scott. It is the Wallace Monument in Stirling. It looks so evocative of times gone by, but he took the photograph yesterday. Very cool.
I was pointed in the direction of this by photographer, Jon Hill, and you can find out more about it here. Something to aspire to. I’d love to create a character that leapt off the page like this.
National Geographic is such a wonderful window into the world. It definitely one of the places I can waste a huge amount of writing time, just browsing the fabulous photographs on there. This is my pick to think about today. … Continue reading
His name is Dominic. My son is now 11. Love the fact that instead of picking him up, his father took this photograph. If you are looking for emotional truth in writing, try capturing some of the genuine emotion on … Continue reading