To raise funds for @scottishbktrust we're auctioning these literary treats:
1) A @jk_rowling-signed 1st edition Harry Potter 🧙♂️
2) A personal portrait from the @chrisriddell50 👨🎨
3) A 1-to-1 with @JennyBrownBooks ✍️
Get bidding: https://t.co/CpgejSQLiT! #bookweekscot
I need a night in Wales.
That wide, black sky and the frosty cold,
crisp clean air and absolute silence.
Except for the cuckoo.
Always that cuckoo whenever I go home.
But I'd like to hear her tonight and to breath that cold air.
Eyes up to the stars from a pitch black garden.
Word(s) of the day: “cloud inversion” - magical weather phenomenon whereby cloud fills low ground, such that - in hill country - peaks appear as islands in a sea of mist (caused by a warm upper air-layer trapping cold air beneath it).
What an *astonishing* resource: two million wondrous nature illustrations made freely available by the Biodiversity Heritage Library. Yes.
Background to the project here: https://t.co/2GLen93ocn
Calling all Yorkshire based creative students and recent grads! Apply for Ones to Watch 2018! @LeedsUniAHC @LeedsArtsUni @SHU_Art_Design @ADAHuddersfield @FineArtYSJ @CreativeArtsLCC @LeedsSchoolAAD #exhibitionopportunity
Word of the day: "heartwood" - the dense, durable interior of a tree's trunk, often more richly coloured than the surrounding "sapwood". Metaphorically, the deep-set aspects of a person, their inner core.