Term is drawing inexorably towards its conclusion, the sun is setting on the current classes, and soon you will be left with only the fond memories of your classmates and the blinking cursor on your computer screen for company. That is, until next term starts in mid-April. If you’re short of ideas in the meantime, check out this site that Linda from the Saturday class has come across. I particularly like the ‘scenario generator’ which gives you a location, theme, and an object. Sometimes three pleasingly random ingredients are all you need to get started.
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