Saturday 24th June, Attended two events at the Wigtown Mystery Weekend. The Crime writer events are quite new in Wigtown and although I don’t, so far, write crime it was no less interesting to hear the process involved. Some of which were unique to crime writing, many of which were not. Mike Craven, a cumbrian … More A Mystery Weekend
The swallow theatre was heavy on mist and atmosphere yesterday for the writing event. It lent an interesting darkness to the written pieces and to the imagined characters behind them. Des Dillon was an excellent and entertaining guide through the exercises he’d devised but what I found most powerful were the personal elements he managed to draw out. … More Write on with Des Dillon
Beautiful but cold
Not yet officially open, still waiting on a date and posters but the paintings are all hung and the gallery is looking good.
Magnificent skies across Wigtown Bay between the showers.Still not quite as organised as I’d hoped for the Fire and light Festival this weekend but I seem to be getting there anyway. Today we took the paintings I’d chosen down to Bladnoch in preparation for hanging. Then in the industrial depths of Dowling Stoves, we watched Steve amongst … More Exhibition stage one
Not sure what a first blog should be but I’m thinking it’s a little like the first line of a drawing. I usually end up having to rub it out and start again. … More Welcome to my website.