The Rented Room-story taster

For a taster of the first story in my forthcoming collection, The Camera Obscure, head over to Amazon and take a look at The Weird and Whatnot July 2019. https://www.amazon.co.uk/Weird-Whatnot-July-2019-Color/dp/107900274X/ref=sr_1_4?dchild=1&keywords=the+weird+and+whatnot&qid=1633189492&qsid=260-1836950-8804444&sr=8-4&sres=B092DYF9NQ%2CB09CNZ71CL%2CB081CYM12G%2C107900274X%2C1798214415%2CB08GRSMM25%2CB085K85NK7%2C1708654526%2C1078469024%2C1887128891%2CB083SQFMHV%2CB00CA88JJO%2C1617741620%2CB08Y4FHRD6%2C0918728274%2C0879307617&srpt=ABIS_BOOK Read a preview: The Rented Room. (by Virginia Betts 2019) It is commonly understood that along with a birth, a death, and a divorce, movingContinue reading “The Rented Room-story taster”

Theatre project

At long last I am able to publicise the project I have been working on this Summer. Five of us have been working with the New Wolsey and Hightide Theatre to produce a professional sound installation play/piece called ‘Lullaby,’ which is a surreal and fragmented piece focusing on stories from a family in lockdown. IContinue reading “Theatre project”

disappointed

I was very hopeful that the abortion laws which allows people to terminate the lives of Down’s syndrome babies would be overturned today. https://news.sky.com/story/woman-with-downs-syndrome-loses-legal-challenge-to-prevent-unborn-babies-with-disabilities-being-born-after-24-weeks-12414954 I am in no way anti-abortion – I am pro-choice for women. But losing the case today, the woman who has challenged these laws spoke of having to justify her existence.Continue reading “disappointed”

Ever felt cheated? ‘Spoofing’ warning.

Well, I am on a roll today. Thought I would share my story as a warning not to get involved with accident management companies. In April this year, we had a car accident when a guy who was not driving too carefully crashed into my car, spinning it 180 into oncoming traffic. In a panicContinue reading “Ever felt cheated? ‘Spoofing’ warning.”