Jan Johnstone had another successful year with publication of her book Shropshire at War 1939-45, published by Pen & Sword books.
Congratulations to both Janet Johnstone and Gill Guest, who’ve both been awarded Highly Commended’s in the YouByYou A Woman I Admire writing competition.
Janet’s entry can be read here: http://www.youbyyou.co.uk/woman-competition-jan.html
And Gill’s entry can be found here: http://www.youbyyou.co.uk/woman-competition-gill.html
Jan Johnstone’s book, Oswestry and Whitchurch in the Great War, is now available from Amazon.
Jane Seabourne gave us an excellent poetry workshop today, proving that even those of us who are not natural poets, can still produce something magical and … poetical.
Jane encouraging us to get drawing … yes, drawing!
Wrekin Writers creating poetry
Simon gave us a workshop on how punctuation can help us get our message across properly.
In 2009 we held out meeting in the National Trust’s Attingham Park, near Shrewsbury, and in the afternoon had a guided tour of this large country house, with its fascinating history.
Meeting in progress!
Somebody had the idea that for this December meeting we had to make our own Christmas-themed hats!
They look good!
Frankie and Benny’s … here we come!
Not a roast turkey in sight!
Now for something a little different … a drum workshop. (It’s all about rhythm – get the rhythm and your words will flow better). Beat that!
It’s a drum workshop!
This one of the many Ironbridge Gorge Museums and well worth a visit.
The Museum of Steel and Sculpture
No, not a pub crawl, but a guided tour around a pub with history!
This is a pub with history
In 2004, with more and more Wrekin Writers retreating, we headed south, for a change, to the Upper Swansea Valley, for a property at the end of a two-mile single-track lane …
Welcome to the Upper Swansea Valley!