Stroud Short Stories Finalist

I've made it into the top ten of this lovely short story event.  There are no winners. Ten people were chosen out of 119 entries to perform their short story at a live, filmed, event in November and to appear in a printed Anthology. Stroud Short Stories has a national reputation, so I'm thrilled.

The Chaos Project

It was great fun writing an article for satirical newspaper, The Chaos.  My piece was inspired after reading a news item about scientists at the University of Bath who had  grown animal cells on blades of grass, in a step towards cultured meat.  The newspaper will launch at Angouleme's comic festival in France on January... Continue Reading →

Published in Heritage Anthology 2019

It was great to receive the news that my short story The Hat Pin and two of my poems, DNA and Empty Words had been chosen to appear in the University of Gloucestershire's Heritage Anthology.  You can read The Hat Pin here and the two poems can be found on the  Poetry page.

Finding Freedom with David Lemon

It takes a special kind of person to walk 2000 miles in 292 days. That special kind of person is David Lemon. The first person recorded in history to walk the entire length of the Zambezi River.  I talked to David about his incredible journey which he started when he was 67 years old, proving... Continue Reading →

Where there’s a Will there’s a way

My short play 'Jez & Tess' was chosen to be performed (rehearsed reading) at the Stroud Shakespeare Theatre Festival in May this year.  It was a political satire based on Romeo and Juliet - short and sweet, but was really well received and got some great laughs!

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