What day is it? Thursday? Day EIGHT?! I’ve been under house arrest for eight whole days – held captive by germs. We’ve survived the first wave. Congratulations everyone. We’ve made … Continue reading Adventures in Quarantine: DAY EIGHT… in which I lapse into a fever dream that the pandemic is actually a ridiculous action disaster movie
We were, to be honest, already past the “Ho ho, it’s the perfect time to book a cheap cruise” phase of the pandemic. Alternative lyrics to My Sharona by The Knack had been posited and forgotten, mutterings of “corona” after someone sneezed or coughed were no longer said in jest… It was clear that unlike SARS or BIRD FLU this was the real deal. Third time’s the (c)harm…
It’s nerve-wracking. The world is going crazy. We’re all about to be infected with a debilitating virus, the Prime Minister says we are about to lose loved ones and, terrifyingly, … Continue reading EVADING THE CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) BY SEEKING SANCTUARY IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM
What is a blog? Why is a blog? Where is a blog? ANSWERS: This. Because someone wants to feel important. In space. I am thinking of resuscitating this blog and … Continue reading LONG BORING TEDIOUS NONSENSE
There are are too many “things” being produced these days. We all know this. There’s just no time to take them all in. So this update is only 12 bullet … Continue reading DO NOT READ THIS BLOG OR A SMALL MAN WILL CLIMB OUT OF A WELL AND OUT OF YOUR TELEVISION AND THEN OUT OF YOUR HOUSE AND INTO ANOTHER WELL AND THEN OUT OF THAT WELL AND THEN THE WHOLE TEDIOUS PROCESS WILL REPEAT… FOREVER.
It’s basically the same.
Happy new year! Did you know I’ve not got around to writing one of these blogs since before Christmas? Of course you did! You’ve been on tenterhooks for the last … Continue reading The Story Totaliser 2016
My very short story, Orange Spray Paint, has been accepted for an Anthology by members of my writing group, The Hatchery. You can download a copy onto your kindle, or other … Continue reading The Hatchery Anthology
Unbelievably, I’ve gotten through the five-week short story Masterclass already. It’s been very difficult trying to juggle the homework with everything else that’s been going on but I’ve tried to … Continue reading Masterclass dismissed!
I had my first ‘rejection letter’ a couple of weeks ago (I’ve put that in inverted commas because it wasn’t a letter, it was an email). It was from The … Continue reading Rejection
I’d never written a play before and I had no idea if I could. I certainly didn’t know if I could write a play where you can’t specify anyone’s gender. Nonetheless, a … Continue reading How does a playwright write a play right? (or ‘My first play!’)
It was the best stand up gig I’d done all year… because it was the only stand up gig I’d done all year. I returned to Rabbit in the Headlights, … Continue reading Ten years gone…