Choose a place and write a list of bullet points
that describe it. The place can be real or imagined but you should try
to use all five senses when describing the place.
For example: Parliament Square during the heatwave
the list you have created, write a story about a character coming to
this place for the first time. Use the characters movement through the
space to share the information on your list with the audience.
squeezed through the line of tourists as they spread across the
pavement, trying to keep up with the chattering tour guide who was
marching purposefully towards Emmeline Pankhurst, umbrella raised as
though in salute. The breeze blew dust up off the parched grass and it
stuck to the sun creamed legs of the sunbathers, grabbing a few moments
of stale air in their lunch break, trying to read or relax as endless
cars swept around the square, adding the blare of their horns to the
roar that was London, that summer when the heat was endless.
A patch of grass, which is yellow and brownDust blowing around in the breezeSmells of sun cream and pollution from the carsSound of tour groupsStatues of famous people including Emmeline PankhurstBeeping of carsThe air is hot and stale