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Free Poetry Pack

Free poetry pack available to download now

Forget chocolate! Get creative this Easter with my free poetry pack. It's been a few months in the making and I'm excited to launch this colourful and creative poetry pack just in time for the holidays. So grab a bit…

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© Kate Heiss — Title Piece For 'After' From Limehaven: Poems For My Grandparents

Book illustration: Q&A with Kate Heiss

British printmaker and illustrator Kate Heiss talks about her creative process and reveals how she approaches book illustration What inspires you? Nature: the flowers and birds in my garden and walks in the countryside. If I’m on a walk and…

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Graffiti In The Ouseburn Valley

Written in the landscape

The author David Almond set his third children’s novel Heaven Eyes on the banks of the Ouseburn where it winds down towards the Tyne. The post-industrial wasteland that inspired the book is slowly transforming into something else. People have come…

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GetNorth2018: Stephenson's Steam Engine Rocket In The Discovery Museum
GetNorth2018: Stephenson's Steam Engine Rocket In The Discovery Museum
GetNorth2018: Stephenson's Steam Engine Rocket
GetNorth2018: Stephenson's Steam Engine Rocket In The Discovery Museum
GetNorth2018: Stephenson's Steam Engine Rocket - Name Plate
GetNorth2018: Stephenson's Steam Engine Rocket In The Discovery Museum
GetNorth2018: Stephenson's Steam Engine Rocket In The Discovery Museum
GetNorth2018: Stephenson's Steam Engine Rocket In The Discovery Museum
GetNorth2018: Stephenson's Steam Engine Rocket In The Discovery Museum GetNorth2018: Stephenson's Steam Engine Rocket GetNorth2018: Stephenson's Steam Engine Rocket In The Discovery Museum GetNorth2018: Stephenson's Steam Engine Rocket - Name Plate GetNorth2018: Stephenson's Steam Engine Rocket In The Discovery Museum GetNorth2018: Stephenson's Steam Engine Rocket In The Discovery Museum GetNorth2018: Stephenson's Steam Engine Rocket In The Discovery Museum

Rocket: the ghost of the machine

Robert Stephenson's Rocket has returned home. It stands in pride of place at the Discovery Museum, Newcastle, just a few streets away from Stephenson's works. It is on loan, of course. A star attraction of the Great Exhibition of the…

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His master’s voice: David Almond mythophone

Imagine this... It's the hottest day of the year. You are meandering through the hordes of sun-scorched drinkers, eyeing up their ice cold pints, when you spot it. Slap bang in the middle of the village green! A giant ear…

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Space To Create - Blue Skies And Sunshine

Making space to create

Carving out space to create is not always easy. I journey from creative chaos to fresh beginnings and discover seven ways to make space for inspiration. Emerging from chaos Spring is a good time for new projects. But fresh shoots…

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Recording an audiobook: lessons from the studio

Recording an audiobook version of my poetry collection Limehaven would be fun, I decided. After all, poetry is music. And rhythm and rhyme must be spoken before it can be heard. There’s real joy in reading aloud. All those deliciously…

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