It’s been an amazing and eventful year for me personally. I have met some incredible and talented people this year and had the privilege to be able to work with them. At he beginning of the year I was all set to publish my first books. They eventually came out in Summer, as I wasContinue reading “After shows: the year comes to a close…”
This story is the strangest and perhaps darkest of all. I wrote it first, a long time ago, although I have edited a lot since then. The title’s premise is a theory by the Greeks, and adopted by Nietzsche, that the universe is continually recurring and will continue to do so.; life is cyclical, goodContinue reading “The Camera Obscure: writing the stories story 7, Eternal Recurrence.”
Since 2021 I have mad several local radio appearances and also I recently appeared on Tim Saunders Meet the writer podcast. Here are a few of them: In these interviews I speak about my writing journey, my autism, and also a chat show on the theme of contentment. Enjoy!
‘As I picked up the last dust-covered book and placed it carefully into the box, I found myself considering that night so long ago. I sat surrounded by cardboard vessels filled with printed tales to delight and horrify, but of all the stories I have written and read, none made such an indelible mark onContinue reading “Writing my book: the first story, The Rented Room.”
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”