Literary Adventures in France - a blog

I have rather let this blog slip away, but the articles are still available if you are interested in reading them.

28 Jul 2014

Hide Now!


Along the path these kids run

Behind the hedgerow down by the stream

I counted

Awful, awful

Counting slower, slower, counting

Five, four, history runs in numbers

I clench my hands

Three, two, one

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Kathryn Cussons


This is an example of a 'found poem' by one of my former students at St Paul's Girls' School using Glyn Maxwell's poem 'Forty Forty' from his 2008 collection Hide Now as her sou...

28 Jul 2014

David Sharpe uses 'found objects' to create his incredible interpretations of the natural world. We are lucky enough to own this wonderfully life-like pheasant who keeps an eye on all those who enter our house. We also own a tractor, made from bicycle chains, keys and spoons, and covet a life-size stag he made a few years ago which he has now sold.


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