Minutes of the Meeting of 5 September 2019

September 5, 2019

Venue:  Neo’s Sports Club, Peyia

 

Present:

 

John Goodwin           Jennie Rook       Jordi Guri      Michael White                

June Megennis          Caroline Harman Smith           Yvonne Miranthis

 

 

Greetings Scribes,

 

The first meeting, of the start of the autumn term, was lively and interesting, despite the numbers.

 

 

Readings based on previous homework themes:

 

Caroline     ‘Beach Baby      - a descriptive story about conception on the beach

Mike          ‘The Big Event’  - a reflective, personal story from birth to present day

John          ‘Magnetic Pole’ – an extract from a story based upon global warming full of facts. John aims to produce a novella.

 

A discussion followed John’s extract, regarding climate change. Which then led to John introducing the benefits of learning online. He recommends ‘Future Learn’ courses which offer courses on various topics.

 

 

Coffee break: 11:00 – 11:30

 

 

Readings:

 

Yvonne        - ‘The Nicosia Dog Shelter Needs Your Help’ – a descriptive, emotive story written for the Shelter magazine in order to encourage re-homing of the abandoned dogs.

Caroline       - ‘Where is Guy Fawkes when you need him?’ – a historical story leading up to the current political situation in London, UK.

Jordi            - an extract from his novel around Marlowe, Shakespeare, Faustus and others. Jordi has re-written parts of his story, as he’s found new evidence, during the course of his research.

 

Homework:  Write a story or poem illustrating empathy.

 

Next meeting will be on: Thursday 12 September at Neo’s Sports Club.

 

Thanks to all who attended and happy writing.

 

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