In the historical surroundings of Malham Tarn understand why over the
years great artists, musicians and writers have been influenced by the
natural splendour of the Yorkshire Dales.
meanders around the grounds of the Field Centre watching and listening
to the wildlife, it's all here, six species of fish and White Clawed
Crayfish, ducks, Moorhens and Coots, various kinds wading birds, birds
of prey and even a resident family of otters!
afield the imaginations of the group will be fired up by the ancient
Malham Cove, once the Niagara of the Dales, and immense roofless cavern
of Gordale Scar.
With such a variety of historical, geological
and geographical splendours pupils can't fail to be inspired by this
treasure trove on their doorsteps as Robert encourages them to use their
life experience and environment to write in whatever genre they feel
they want to work in, children's fiction, short stories for adults or
perhaps even poetry.
Robert Bullock is a children's author, freelance writer and award
winning blogger. He has had five books published. Over the past three
years he has taken his inspirational workshops to schools, libraries
and community groups across the UK firing up the imaginations of
everyone who joins in and getting them to share the stories they always
wanted to tell!