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Speeches, essays, grammar and literature all go together

As adult students in the open university course, we don’t have contact studies that often. In the weekend we met on Friday evening and for the whole of Saturday. 462 more words

English Philology

Brushing off the Cobwebs...

The once green fields have been stripped of their will to live. After many months of being denied of their need of quenching, they will be saved by being awo…*thud*…*thud*… HE IS BACK!… 674 more words


Scanning for stress: the villanelle

I’ve always enjoyed writing poetry. A good poem captures the essence of a moment or idea and satisfies the reader and writer in a way that is quenching. 801 more words


Hootsuite Hiccup

When you’ve been using an app regularly, and for a long time, you don’t so much get complacent with using it, rather, you get used to its quirks, finding a way around these quirks to a point that it becomes part of your day-to-day routine. 597 more words

Open University

Creative non-fiction

“True stories well told.”

I was talking to a friend of mine the other day who is taking an MA in Creative Writing from the Open University – to my great envy – when he mentioned that there is a choice of two from four genre in the first year which narrows to one in the second year. 241 more words

Creative Non-fiction


Wow, my erotic poem and the associated commentary got me 79%. Wow. Did not expect that at all!



This is from my coursework, written during one of the excersises. I was asked to pick a roughly ten minute piece of music and write a response. 166 more words