Let Loose

Let Loose is a writing group which has been set up following the success of The Postcard Review Project. In August 2011, a group of hard of hearing culture vultures were given the run of Edinburgh’s festivals, with the task

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Let Loose

Let Loose is a writing group which has been set up following the success of The Postcard Review Project. In August 2011, a group of hard of hearing culture vultures were given the run of Edinburgh’s festivals, with the task

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One foot & then the other

We have produced a booklet to celebrate all the writing and contributions to the project.  Click here to read the work.  Thank you to everyone who has contributed; dancebase, artists and participants.

One foot & then the other

We have produced a booklet to celebrate all the writing and contributions to the project.  Click here to read the work.  Thank you to everyone who has contributed; dancebase, artists and participants.

The final workshop

The last workshop at Dancebase was held in Studio 4, a dance studio with a wall of mirrors and a barre – we were tempted to get up and dance! We read through the homework for the week – writing

The final workshop

The last workshop at Dancebase was held in Studio 4, a dance studio with a wall of mirrors and a barre – we were tempted to get up and dance! We read through the homework for the week – writing

What I did on my holidays.

Standing at the window on the grey afternoon, I watched the dark car carry my mum and dad away. My new baby brother was with them. I had been left behind. In a strange house. With strange people. In a

What I did on my holidays.

Standing at the window on the grey afternoon, I watched the dark car carry my mum and dad away. My new baby brother was with them. I had been left behind. In a strange house. With strange people. In a

A Story of Uniforms

At 5 years old I got my first uniform for school and Mum proudly cleaned and pressed it. At 6 years I got my next uniform for The Brownies and Mum cheerfully cleaned and pressed it. At 11 years I

A Story of Uniforms

At 5 years old I got my first uniform for school and Mum proudly cleaned and pressed it. At 6 years I got my next uniform for The Brownies and Mum cheerfully cleaned and pressed it. At 11 years I

The Old Tramcars

It is only the older generation that can remember the web of tram rails and wires that covered the centre of Edinburgh going to Leith, Portobello, Levenhall, Liberton, Morningside, Fairmilehead, Corstorphine,Granton. Of course there were buses to the other places

The Old Tramcars

It is only the older generation that can remember the web of tram rails and wires that covered the centre of Edinburgh going to Leith, Portobello, Levenhall, Liberton, Morningside, Fairmilehead, Corstorphine,Granton. Of course there were buses to the other places

The Fifth Workshop

In our fifth workshop we were lucky enough to have Stephanie Green as our guest.  Stephanie is a poet and dancer, and she led a workshop on poetry.  We read and discussed several of her poems, and discussed imagery, and

The Fifth Workshop

In our fifth workshop we were lucky enough to have Stephanie Green as our guest.  Stephanie is a poet and dancer, and she led a workshop on poetry.  We read and discussed several of her poems, and discussed imagery, and

Poem

Ring a ring of roses. Don’t fall down. Withdraw, loosen up Arms outstretched Letting light into the circle. Widen the circle. No longer connected On my own I leave the magic ring.

Poem

Ring a ring of roses. Don’t fall down. Withdraw, loosen up Arms outstretched Letting light into the circle. Widen the circle. No longer connected On my own I leave the magic ring.