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

New releases

It's been a busy week for writing. The highlight was the release of the #VSS365 Anthology: Volume One, edited by Mark King and with around 400 contributions by members of the Twitter writing community, including a couple of pieces by myself. Royalties from the charity go to The Book Bus, a children's literacy charity. If … Continue reading New releases

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

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