Field of Clocks ~ Free Verse ~ by Noa Summerlock

This poem was inspired by a recent walk through a field of clocks, near to my home. The field, normally used for horses (not mine I hasten to add), has been set aside this year. It has turned into a wild-flower meadow, with the dandelions stealing the show. Field of Clocks Today I stoodin a …

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Escape to The Hermitage ~ Fast Fiction ~ Noa Summerlock

Louise Mangos' brilliant piece of fast fiction, 'The Ocular Precision of the Photography Teacher', deservedly won Ad Hoc Fiction's 'Hermit' competition. Congratulations to @louisemangos ! Here's my entry: Escape to The Hermitage A haze of dust hung in the air as Hermione pushed through the wooden door. It was gloomy inside, but with a bit …

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Hermit ~ Fast Fiction ~ Noa Summerlock

I'm really chuffed to see my 'hermit' inspired fast fiction in this week's edition of Ad Hoc Fiction's e-Book ... but I can't tell you which piece is mine (because that's the rules of the competition). All of the pieces in this week's edition are now open for voting. So, if you've got a few …

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What it’s like to study ~ A215 ~ Creative Writing at the Open University

This post is about the Open University module "A215 Creative Writing". I've been studying this module for the last few months and I've really enjoyed it. If you're keen to improve your creative writing, or even if you're starting from scratch, you may want to consider this module. I've been studying it as part of …

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What it’s like to study ~ A105 ~ Voices, Texts and Material Culture at the Open University

This post is about the Open University module "A105 Voices, Texts and Material Culture". I took this module last year as the recommended second module for my degree course. This module is expected to run for another couple of years after which it will be replaced. A105 is an "interdisciplinary" module, covering art history, classics, …

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