Exploring Coats of Arms

When i’m not studying National Heritage and History I moonlight as a storyteller and one half of a writing team with Kevin Brooke published Children’s author from Worcestershire. This weekend as part of World Heritage Day [19-20 September] we were invited to Harlebury Castle to make some stories about their history and preform them toContinue reading “Exploring Coats of Arms”

Hartlebury Castle (The Bishop’s Palace)

The land that Hartlebury Castle sits on was granted to the Bishop of Worcester by King Burghred in the late 9th century, although the foundations of the building that now stands here are believed to date back to the 13th century.  Since the 12th century, it has been a centre of ecclesiastical and administrative powerContinue reading “Hartlebury Castle (The Bishop’s Palace)”

Writer’s Statement.

Writer’s Statement. I’m Seraphim Bryant and I write for young adults who like thrillers and a bit of fantasy. Also, I write and illustrate picture books in young children’s fiction which are frequently about social issues and citizenship. My style is very open, it’s quite conversational. This is because I like people so much andContinue reading “Writer’s Statement.”

Travel journal

An Oxford education A captured and stolen history can be found in Oxford. Its museums, galleries and universities; pool, collate, and collect culture. Its own British Empire heritage and that of its once discovered or conquered limits. All boxed and viewed in glass. It holds it up showing it off and in its own wayContinue reading “Travel journal”

Oxford: The Ashmolean Museum

The present Ashmolean was created in 1908 by combining two ancient Oxford institutions: the University Art Collection and the original Ashmolean Museum. The collections span the civilisations of east and west, charting the aspirations of humankind from the Neolithic era to the present day. Among its treasures are the world’s largest collection of Raphael drawings,Continue reading “Oxford: The Ashmolean Museum”

Week 4 Creative writing with WEA

Q; Today we visited St George’s church Kidderminster use the experience to write a short story or Travel piece about the church. (Include word count and header)   She stood at the bottom of the long sloping drive once more. Her collar turned up against the cold January wind, the bells were still ringing. GoodContinue reading “Week 4 Creative writing with WEA”