Dalloway – a review. Thank you for being a better reader than me.

Review of ‘Dalloway’ performance at The Riverfront, Newport, 21 Sept 2016 ***SPOILER ALERT*** A dark room, with a single cream chaise longue at the rear of the stage, and long white panels draping down. Nothing else. This forms the set for Dalloway and it’s intriguing already. Rebecca Vaughan appears, and straight away starts telling us Mrs … Continue reading Dalloway – a review. Thank you for being a better reader than me.

Back on the Competition Horse – or Why am I so Pathetic That I Can Only Write When I’m Told to?

I was sat perched on the end of a sofa Saturday evening wondering what to do with my night. If I leant back into the sofa and allowed myself to relax I would probably have inadvertently caught up on 6 weeks of shitty sleep and that would have resulted in the sack, obesity, and sub consciously getting … Continue reading Back on the Competition Horse – or Why am I so Pathetic That I Can Only Write When I’m Told to?

Careful what you wish for, or ‘I like to tell you I’m a Travel Writer but doing it is another matter’

I have just written my first batch of travel articles for my new job. I applied for this freelance job a month or two ago and I was lucky enough to be given the position. I have to write 8 articles a month. About my favourite subject – La Bella Paese. This seemed simple. I … Continue reading Careful what you wish for, or ‘I like to tell you I’m a Travel Writer but doing it is another matter’

Enforced writer’s block, or ‘Going against everything I’ve said about freewriting’

I only get 30 minutes break in the working day where I can indulge in some creative writing, taking a break from the Technical documents that I am paid to produce. As soon as the clock starts on my break I grab my pen and pad and get to work, writing anything and everything that … Continue reading Enforced writer’s block, or ‘Going against everything I’ve said about freewriting’