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Advice for Poets 11: Writing Poetry is Like Baking a Cake

It’s true, you know. Don’t just take our word for it – read our advice, then have a go at baking your own poem and see how it turns out. 523 more words


To sponsor or not to sponsor?

I’ve recently taken part in a couple of 5km runs for Race for Life.  Pretty Muddy in Cardiff, and the 5k in Exeter.

I’ve spoken on here before about my quandry… 348 more words

All that training

Well today saw the first step in my fit for life running regime with the completion if the 5k Race for Life at Exeter’s Westpoint Arena. 223 more words


Creative Writing Opportunity - Less Than 1 Week Left!

We’re compiling a charity poetry anthology called ‘The Wait’ and we’re seeking poets of all ages, abilities and interests to contribute to our project. There is less than a week til the deadline – the first of August – so we’re trying to spread the word as far as possible, before it’s too late! 184 more words


5 Easy Fundraising Activities To Beat Cancer This Summer

We’ve been taking a look at some of the easy fundraising ideas being advertised by various cancer charities this summer and picked out 5 that will suit different personalities, so there’s no excuse not to pick the one that’s right for you and get fundraising! 309 more words


‪#‎Selfie: encouraging suicide or curing cancer?

A teenager from Newcastle attempted to commit suicide because he did not like any of the selfies he had taken. Danny Bowman, 19, was addicted to taking pictures of himself and on the day of his overdose had taken more than 200 selfies, but was not satisfied with any of them. 331 more words


Boredom and runner's guilt

So I have been out of action for 2 weeks.

The fat lazy girl inside me has been loving it; coming home and lying in front of the telly, getting lifts to work and getting to wear my new Nike trainers to work every day instead of my usual work shoes. 227 more words