Review: A Trio of Mozart Operas

This evening, we attended a performance by Felici Opera of the three Mozart/Da Ponte operas: The Marriage of Figaro, Don Giovanni and Cosi Fan Tutte. The open-air performance was held at St Paul's Walden Bury, which is a Grade II listed house set in Grade I listed gardens. Before the event, there was time to … Continue reading Review: A Trio of Mozart Operas

Very short stories #10

I've been on holiday this week, with the luxury of not booking to go on any trips. My only major outing was a day spent in Central London at a flash fiction workshop run by Christopher Allen and Helen Rye of Smokelong Quarterly. I had a great time, met lots of interesting people and came … Continue reading Very short stories #10

Very short stories #9

Last weekend, I entered A Quiet Rebellion: Guilt into the Self-Published Fantasy Blog Off. This is an annual competition, and the 300 entry slots fill up quickly, so I felt pretty lucky to have got in. You can see the list of books in the contest here along with the 10 blogs that are responsible … Continue reading Very short stories #9

Author interview: Stephen Briggs

For this post, I’m excited to feature an interview with Stephen Briggs. Stephen needs little introduction, but here’s a quick run-down on who he is: writer, narrator, playwright and actor, best known for his extensive work on plays, maps and books pertaining to Terry Pratchett’s Discworld. Stephen’s won awards for several of his recordings of … Continue reading Author interview: Stephen Briggs