Category Archives: writing the city

Animal Magic

Autumn 15 WTC#1 Using animals in our writing From Aesop’s Fables to Ted Hughes’s Crow, the stories we tell about animals are often stories about us. This exhibition goes on the trail of animals on the page, asking why they have … Continue reading

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Faraday’s Synaptic Gap

Autumn 2015 WTC #2 – Connectedness over Waterloo Bridge We shall be looking at the exhibition Faraday’s Synaptic Gap in the Courtauld Library, and then crossing Waterloo Bridge to the Royal Festival Hall – do please take the glass lift … Continue reading

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Creating the City: Visually Literate

Three amazing weeks. I was a visual artist before I switched to writing, and for a long time I have been plotting a new course that used words and images – designed for writers who wanted to play around with … Continue reading

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WTC Spring 15

Writing the City I’ve been woefully slow to post our most recent series of WTC, so I’m going to put the entire archive of writing and the photos on one page – let’s call it WTC Spring ’15  Do take … Continue reading

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Women and Work and Winchester Geese

The sun shone for our final outing. which is lucky because we were out and about on the streets of South London, considering Women and Work, and Working Girls – From poorly paid piece work in the Nineteen century, to poorly … Continue reading

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Spring ’14 WTC#2: Women and Work – bermondsey boxes and suffragette teapots

Women and Work: Celebrating the Purple Green and White International Women’s Day – or at least earlier that same week – was the perfect time to visit Tate Britain’s ‘Women and Work’ display,  looking at the industrial issues of the … Continue reading

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Spring ’14 WTC#1 sounds of the city

Who will buy this wonderful morning? What a great way to kick off the new season, with the sumptuous Jaki Irvine installation at Frith Street gallery in Golden Square! But first, some introductions at Mary Ward were in order, where … Continue reading

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