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Blogging Live from Milford – Day Seven

Friday 16th September 2016

Jacey Bedford writes: We finished all the critiquing yesterday, fuelled by chocolate, so today is our leisure/rest/fun day. The consensus is that we take a couple of hours to catch up with email/life/tidying up stories and then meet at noon for a trip into Caernarfon and a pub lunch. 350 more words

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Blogging Live from Milford – Day Four

Tuesday 13th September 2016

Jacey Bedford writes: And the rain it raineth every day. It’s very British to be obsessed by the weather, but here at… 646 more words

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Blogging Live from Milford - Day Two

Sunday 11th September

Jacey Bedford writes: This morning (most of us) managed breakfast between 8.00 and 9.00 without growling at each other. The conversation became Milford-ish almost immediately with a breakfast conversation about suicide by chainsaw and the technicalities of using gaffer (duct) tape to bypass the safety cut-off. 413 more words

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Blogging Live from Milford 2016 - Day One

Milford as it happens.

The Milford blog is usually changed on alternate Tuesdays, but since Miford is on right now, as I write, we thought that we’d do something slightly different and blog  as it happens. 341 more words

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Milford and Me by Jaine Fenn

The first time I came across Milford, I didn’t know what it was. This was October 1998, and I’d just completed a week long workshop/course called One Step Beyond, or OSB. 881 more words

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A Poem for the Weekend

Because what are weekends for if not for reading beautiful poems?

“As kingfishers catch fire”

by Gerard Manley Hopkins

As kingfishers catch fire, dragonflies draw flame; 125 more words


Abbotsford: The Perfect Home for Ivanhoe's Author

Life is filled with disappointments and things that don’t turn out as expected. Abbotsford, the Scottish home of classical British author Sir Walter Scott isn’t one of them. 243 more words

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