Sketchy Things

Benjamin Campbell - 20 years old, Yorkshire born and bred, somehow ended up in Oxford. Writes a ridiculous amount of prose and poetry and some of it is almost good. Lives in this cluttered tumblr page amongst a variety of words, pictures and sounds, and occasionally makes sense of it all. Seeking like-minded individuals to add and remove clutter and perhaps stay for tea. I also write poetry on request for free! ------------------------------------ Creative Commons Licence
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iamananggryyoungman:

I only write in English
because I’m terrible at speaking
it, explaining my feelings with it

if I could, I’d speak in music,
though I can’t read it-
pure emotion,
fewer opportunities to lie.

(Source: englishsnow, via englishsnow)

xhumhallelujahx:

bryarly:

writingnotebooks:

Ooooh, I LOVE this question!
Lots of people keep journals with systematic diary entries, but I understand that it doesn’t work for everyone.
Here are some cool/interesting/fun/motivational/productive things you can do that don’t necessarily include keeping a diary:
Turn a Moleskine (or other notebook) into a planner/organizer/PDA/productivity system
52 lists
30 Days of Lists
Answer "50 Questions That Will Free Your Mind"
Start a gratitude journal
Create a "life handbook"
Keep morning pages
Start a scrapbook
Use journal prompts to answer questions when you feel like it
Participate in the 7-week Life Cleanse
Keep these 9 lists updated — REALLY useful things to keep track of!
Take notes as you learn something new
Use a notebook to keep track of goal-setting and productivity: 60 Ways to Improve Your Life in 100 Days
Keep a recipe book
Keep a reading journal/movie journal/music journal/fashion journal
Start a quote book
Make a travel journal — use it to plan your trip/vacation, then glue in transportation ticket stubs, itineraries, maps, photographs, dinner receipts at fancy restaurants, and write about your adventures
Doodle in it
Write poetry
Cut out and glue pretty pictures
Create a bucket list journal and record each item as you complete it
Does that give you enough ideas to start with? :)
(Made rebloggable by request.)

Defo doing this!

I want to create a life handbook so much.I’m turning 20 this year. it is probably time to get some goals in place.

xhumhallelujahx:

bryarly:

writingnotebooks:

Ooooh, I LOVE this question!

Lots of people keep journals with systematic diary entries, but I understand that it doesn’t work for everyone.

Here are some cool/interesting/fun/motivational/productive things you can do that don’t necessarily include keeping a diary:

Does that give you enough ideas to start with? :)

(Made rebloggable by request.)

Defo doing this!

I want to create a life handbook so much.
I’m turning 20 this year. it is probably time to get some goals in place.

(via fixyourwritinghabits)

12/7/2014 - Moth

The brightest lights
attract all kinds
of parasites,
and I was blind
to the heat you gave out.
Without rhyme or reason,
without a shred of doubt
or worry of treason
I, like a moth to a flame, keep
coming back to you, just to peep.
————————————————————
Clinging to the glass,
the moths struggle to enter
our snug hideaway.
————————————————————
Out there
in the arid lands
you can’t write
by candlelight -
all too easily
you become
distracted
by the flitting
of moths.
Their dance
is
mesmerising,
until the beating
of their wings
causes the candle
to snuff
out -
and then
you’re really
in the dark.
bookandbeer:

An Artist of the Floating World by Kazuo Ishiguro.
White Bark Witbier by Driftwood Brewery.

I like your taste.(See what I did there?)

bookandbeer:

An Artist of the Floating World by Kazuo Ishiguro.

White Bark Witbier by Driftwood Brewery.

I like your taste.

(See what I did there?)