My creative writing dissertation and the culmination of my bachelors degree. It is a piece of creative non-fiction, and a mixture of garden history and biography. I visit the gardens of three 20th century female artists, exploring their function as sanctuaries and creative outlets in an era of emerging female emancipation and art movements.
A circular walking journey through the ancient sites that surround the city of Bath. I delve into the history, myth and legend behind places such as the prehistoric stone circle at Stanton Drew, and Solsbury Hill; the Iron Age Hill fort that Peter Gabriel made famous….
A travel writing piece about my trip to a remote Scottish island community.
A food issue feature article from 2012 examining the benefits and drawbacks of the UK’s increasingly popular organic veg box schemes.
A short informal essay arguing that, in the face of global threats to food security, it is essential that urban populations become more self-sufficient by growing their own food.
A piece of life writing about my late grandfather.
A book review published in Gardens Illustrated, November 2013.
A book review published in Gardens Illustrated, January 2014.
A theatre review of a new play to emerge from Ferment, Bristol Old Vic’s new-work programme.
A film review.
A short creative writing exercise.