It has been another one of those mind-stretching months, with a Poetry Workshop every Sunday afternoon, art exhibitions, and problem solving in the kitchen.
The Leaky Pot: Poetic Forms workshop
6 weeks of freeing our writing minds and muscles through the use of received (established, traditional forms with a set of rules) and nonce (rules made up by self or group) poetic forms. From sonnets to haikus to pantoums to free verse, it was a dizzying time of pushing my boundaries of understanding & practice of the art.
Better Bagels & Challah
The bagels are now chewy and tasty – but still ugly. The challah is finally fit for company, so we are now experimenting with flavours (ribbons of green curry, or cheese & peppers, or cinnamon & brown sugar running through them)