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Summer Tuesday Challenge Number 3

Photo courtesy of Gogoye. Well done to Ione and Leah for entering last week’s Summer Tuesday challenge. I think it might have required a bit too much brain (and writing!) power for some of you lazy readers, so this week is a bit easier. I want you to have a look at this picture and write… read more »

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Summer Tuesday Challenge Number 2

    originally uploaded by littlegreenpig. Thanks for your entries to last week’s challenge. It’s good to know what you’ve all got on your bedside tables! If you’re new, you can read the rules here. This week’s challenge is a little different. While I was on the beach the other day, I managed to take this… read more »

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Summer Tuesday challenge number 1

  Bedside books, originally uploaded by littlegreenpig. Ok, here’s how it goes: For the next 6 Tuesdays we will be posting a Summer Tuesday challenge. All you have to do to join in is leave a comment with your answer. Each person who leaves a comment will be entered into our prize draw at the… read more »

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There’s my story!

Waterstones display, originally uploaded by littlegreenpig. After saying goodbye to the Piglets group until September at our final session last week, I wandered into town to pop into Waterstones. Rumour had it that our entries into the What’s your Story competition were on display in the window! I think all our Piglets and Saddlebacks made… read more »

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Wishing you all a happy summer holiday!

Holidays are here… but where’s summer?, originally uploaded by Hachette. Perhaps this blue sky and bright sun are a little optimistic for a breezy Brighton in July (is it just me or do you find that it is always windy in Brighton?!) but let’s hope you can spend some of your holidays enjoying being outside…. read more »

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It’s a Cat’s Life

Cat’s dream, originally uploaded by Lumase. We attempted to step out of our own shoes and see the world from the perspective of an animal in the Saddleback’s session last week. It’s quite an interesting way into thinking about how everything can look and feel very different from another’s view. We heard voices from lots of animals, from… read more »

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Listening

    Photo courtesy of  debastoba. Last week in the Piglets workshop we wrote some pieces inspired by music from the film Talk to Her (one of my favourite fims!) This is the first time we’ve tried writing from music at Little Green Pig, but it’s a really simple and effective exercise that can lead off… read more »

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Good News!

   circle hands up, originally uploaded by littlegreenpig. Just to let you all know, we have been successful with our recent funding bid to Brighton & Hove City Council. This is fantastic news as it will enable us to pay for venue hire, buy a printer and get going on production of the first ever… read more »

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Battling with Ballads

Ever tried to write a ballad? It isn’t easy, but the Saddlebacks composed an impressive variety of poems, attempting to stick to the patterend rhythm and rhyme. We started off by listening to some famous love song ballads (or famous for some of us!) and then thought about the various techniques that the form of… read more »

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