Very short stories #15

A Happy New Year to everyone! I don't make resolutions (I'm more of the philosophy that if something's worth doing, just do it), but I hope to post here at least once a month. However, I'm not organised to keep a particular schedule. What does 2020 hold for my writing? I'm awaiting a response to … Continue reading Very short stories #15

Very short stories #14

It's pantomime season again. Ohhh, yes it is! A few days ago, we went to The Nativity Panto performed by Charles Court Opera. I'm not going to write a review, other than to say it was excellent fun with superb singing. If you have the chance, book yourself tickets—the panto runs until 11 January. Be … Continue reading Very short stories #14

Dracula – the play

Today we attended Bram Stoker's Dracula performed by the Studio Theatre Club, an amateur dramatics club based in Oxfordshire. This play is an adaptation by Stephen Briggs, and I believe this week is the show's first run. (Unfortunately the final performance is on as I write this review, so no chance of last-minute seats). As … Continue reading Dracula – the play

Hack and stories

Those of you who know me will be aware I tend to get distracted by trivial issues (meticulous and details-orientated, that's me). True to form, I have an ongoing irritation about buying black binbags: they're not the right size, or they tear, or they're awkward to tie... Of course, the obvious solution is to try … Continue reading Hack and stories