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 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…
It’s what everyone wants for Christmas: BLOGS! …It’s okay. I know no one wants blogs. Even I wouldn’t be reading this except it’s appearing in front of my eyes as … Continue reading The five blogs of blogmas
I can sum up yesterday in one word: Flyering. I flyered Bristo square. I flyered across town. I exit flyered Stewart Lee’s show at The Stand. I flyered on the … Continue reading EdFringe2014 Day 6: Charity Chuckle Video
I got up early and immediately got on with some urgent procrastinating. I tried to update my Facebook adverts with the Kate Copstick quote and then went down to Fringe … Continue reading Day 5: Pain and gain
I was due to do “Afternoon Delight” at the Big Room at the Caves yesterday afternoon. Whilst sorting out my “family friendly” set, in the morning, I took a break … Continue reading EdFringe2014 Day 4: My first review!