Make your contribution here

Join in for the chance to win a 4 week Exeter Megarider*
All contributions need to be received by end of Sunday 18th March to go in the prize draw.

We're inviting travellers on the D bus to contribute short writings, musings and poetries to a new video art work made by Blind Ditch. All contributions are anonymous, and your thoughts will form the inspiration & soundtrack for the video.

There are 6 questions below. Answer them as you're riding the Exeter D bus or when you get to where you're going... Answer as many or few as you like. If you don't feel like writing your answers, record them as an audio file on your smartphone and email it to contact@blindditch.org

When we've collected everyone's writings we will invite other D bus passengers to audio record them to make the video soundtrack. If you would like to record someone else's writing please tell us below and we will email instructions to you.

The finished video will be screening at the Community Day 10.30am-2.30pm 17th March 2018 at The Forum, University of Exeter. Everyone is welcome!

Many thanks in advance for your time and creative energy. We hope you have fun with the writing on your journey.
Best wishes Blind Ditch

D-Tour: thoughts looking sidewards is a Blind Ditch project commissioned by Arts and Culture at University of Exeter and generously supported by Stagecoach. Visit blindditch.org for more info.

If you're under 16 please ask your parents permission to join in.

By participating in this survey you are consenting to your words and/or voices being used in the D-Tour film. Your writings/recordings may be edited, and will be used in the film which will be screened at the Community Day on the 17th March 2018. After this the film may be screened in other venues by Blind Ditch and University of Exeter or others, and disseminated online. Sections of the work may also be used by Blind Ditch and project partners for marketing and education purposes.

*Everyone who participates will be entered into a draw to win a 4 week Exeter Megarider bus pass worth £55.99*! Winner to be drawn at random. Prize issued on StagecoachSmart card. Prize is final, no cash alternatives on offer.

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* 1. Tell us something you see out of the window of the D-bus. It might be just on this journey, or something you see regularly. Describe it in detail. Where do you see it? On which stretch of the D bus route?

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* 2. Tell us something surprising that happened on your D bus journey. Exactly where on the route did it happen?

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* 3. What do you dream about or think about on your D bus journey? Describe it to us.

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* 4. Choose a person you've seen on the D bus. Invent a story about where they've come from or where they are going. Did you see where they got on and off?

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* 5. Imagine striking up a conversation with someone you can see on the bus. Write the conversation like a dialogue between you and them. Where would this conversation happen? On which bit of your journey?

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* 6. How do you feel as you’re traveling? Can you describe it in a couple of sentences? Can you make it rhyme?

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* 7. Would you like to record someone else's writing for the video sound track? Tick the box below and we will email you a sentence or two to record on your smart phone as an audio file and send back to us.

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* 8. Where did you find out about the D-Tour project?

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* 9. Please tell us your email address so that we can enter you into a prize draw to win a 4 week Exeter Megarider bus pass, or contact you about recordings. We won't share your email address with anyone or use it for any other purpose unless you tell us below.

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* 10. Please tick if you would like to be added to any of our mailing lists. Each organisation has their own data policy which you can access for Blind Ditch here, University of Exeter here, and Stagecoach here. We will only use your email address for the purposes stated.

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