10 Writing Prompts from Islands are 4 Writers

Oct 6, 2016 |

Highlights from my place-writing  workshop on the Greek island of  Andros @ the Aegean Arts Circle Creative Writing Workshop   During our sessions, we explored islands and their meaning. Geographical islands and psychological ones. Islands as setting, protagonist, myth, and metaphor. The enormous gap between the popular image of islands as places of pleasure, escape, the […more]

The Wild Writing Commissions

Oct 3, 2016 |

A warm, sunny, Devon Monday morning, 3rd October 2016: I head out at dawn on the very first field mission for the Wild Writing Commissions. Strictly speaking, the commissions are not launched yet. They are still simmering slowly in the minds of Stella, Charlie (me) and Charlie D, who manages our newly created Research Institute.  […more]


Oct 3, 2016 |

COMMUNIQUÉ Lectures in French Studies Introduction to Contemporary France I Culture and Identity in Contemporary France: 1976 to the present Welcome back to Plymouth’s French Culture & Society Stage 3 undergraduates, LCS300, above are the links to your supplementary online lecture materials and the search facilities to help you decide on a […more]

First Birthday

Sep 23, 2016 |

Looking back at our archive of pages it seems the first dated postings to the Travels in Search of… blog were 14th September 2015 so we are a year old this month, September 2016.  We have learnt a great deal about travel blogging and those associated with this research blog have enjoyed some huge successes […more]


Sep 6, 2016 |

“Tourism proxemics and software systems for improving heritage management walking routes on city breaks” Short city-break holidays for cultural tourism can create a disorientation for holidaymakers.  They arrive at the hotel, often in the evening of the first day and do not have time to find their bearings.  The following day a whole morning can […more]

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