My first collection of short stories, The Camera Obscure, is coming very soon. Hopefully it will go to print in June. Here is a photo of a print out I made of the cover and blurb: I can’t wait to get it out there in the shops and online. I hope to be selling itContinue reading “My first book is out soon!”
Saturday 14th May 2022 was the 8th Festival of poetry for the SPS. Solioquy in rehearsal, as ‘Janie’ The rehearsals went well and the show was great fun!
“Beauty is skin deep;
shallow and Weak.
Ugly lasts forever!”
So, I joined weight watchers two months ago to lose a few pounds. Ok, I am not exactly overweight. But I had indulged in too much of the old wine over lockdown, and my little clothes were suddenly a bit snug. Hmm. Time to feel comfortable in my skin again. So, yeah. Three weeks later,Continue reading “gaining and losing…”
Almost exactly a week ago, the 16th November 2021, at 2.15, my dear Uncle Richard died suddenly. I haven’t really felt in the mood to blog, or be creative, although I have no doubt he will inspire something creative. I wanted to share a little personal tribute to him here. Richard was a really funnyContinue reading “Adieu, for now, to my uncle”
The time came to take a short break. Of course, I did a bit of work! However, I did manage to visit London for a long weekend and I thoroughly recommend a visit to Madame Tussaud’s. I first went aged around 4 in the 70’s, and I enjoyed the chamber of horrors, naturally. In fact,Continue reading “A brief holiday…”
It’s this Sunday- 24th October!! yikes!! here’s the link: https://hightide.org.uk/event/community-town-hall-morning/ The play is called Lullaby. Go listen if you can, and join the discussion and workshop afterwards. Exciting times.
My three new poems, Natasha, Stepping out on Derby Day and Dysmorphic are all published in the latest issues of Minerva Rising. It’s the women’s suffrage issue, so it’s great read. I think it is only available on line in the UK (although I hope to have a print copy) but it is beautifully produced.Continue reading “New poetry is out!”
Stuck in traffic and listening to the radio this morning, I heard that one of the journalists went to the Bond premiere only to discover he had an issue with his posh new shoes: he had two left feet. It got me thinking. The last film Premiere I attended – OK, the ONLY one, wasContinue reading “Wardrobe malfunctions and Premieres”