On the 24th May 1972 Spaghetti Junction officially opened after 4 years of construction and over £9mill spent. The wiggly roads are laid out across 5 levels, serves 18 routes, spans 30 acres, and in the most appropriate Brummie way, it crosses a canal. 50 years later, I’m taking time to reflect on why thisContinue reading “Happy Birthday: Spaghetti Junction, 50 today”
Writers tend to be multi taskers which a couple hats to wear.
As I discussed in a previous post, I had never had much luck with the Morning Pages, so decided to take more of a journaling approach. Using questions that ask about joyful things, I let my writing bring out what might be bothering me under the surface. If I start to feel uncomfortable, I leanContinue reading “Light Journal Questions”
After many failed attempts at the Morning Pages in an attempt to unlock my creativity, I decided to just accept that the system didn’t work for me.
It’s the classic story: I liked writing stories when I was little. English was my favourite class at school. I carried it through to University. Now I write whenever I can. That’s pretty much it. At University I discovered that I actually liked poetry (who knew) – reading and writing it. During my first (andContinue reading “Birmingham, Poets, and being Brave”