James Lasdun, winner of this year’s inaugural national short story prize wrote ‘It’s Beginning to Hurt’ in just 500 words. we were set the challenge of borrowing one of his character’s and write their story within the same, or near to. time frame. so this is Beginning to Hurt from Derrick’s view in 460 words. It’s beginningContinue reading “It’s beginning to hurt.”
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Birmingham Nature Centre visit
Located on Pershore Road, two miles south of Birmingham City Centre, Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park home to a variety of different animals.Some species they are working with are critically endangered in the wild such as the Yellow Breasted Capuchin Monkeys.
The Birmingham Botanical Gardens
The Birmingham Botanical Gardens, four spectacular glasshouses span from tropical rainforest to arid desert climates. A lively birdhouse, wildlife trails and fifteen acres of flourishing gardens and foliage. An excellent spot for me to start my botanical illustration projects. I went for the butterfly house but that does not open until May 15th. but withContinue reading “The Birmingham Botanical Gardens”
Meeting Hunt Emerson
Currently Hunt is a freelance comic book illustrator and often works for the Beano on the characters Little Plum and Ratz. He lives and works in Birmingham so he really is a local success story. He has been acclaimed as one of the 75 European Masters of Cartooning of the 20th Century by the CentreContinue reading “Meeting Hunt Emerson”