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Two days with some Kelly College etchers

I have just completed my annual workshop with sixth formers from our local private school, Kelly College.  On the first day the students were accompanied by their new head of art, Gemma Spooner, who came along to find out what we get up to.  On the second Alex McCarthy, artist in residence at Kelly, was my […]

Brave revelations

Ian Rankin, who recently featured in an episode of the BBC series “Imagine”, struck a few chords with me.  His comments about writing parallel all the creative arts processes it seems to me.  He said that every book has a notion of perfection but as you write this notion begins to fall away.  He quoted […]