cry – the birthday party

The other day, I finally found the piece I wanted to read at the full moon reunion gig last month. I located the first draft, so I’m both rehearsing it and tidying it up. On the downside, I can’t for the life of me remember the title! I originally wrote it in February of 2001 […]

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a soldier’s things – tom waits

Of late, I’ve been looking through my old writing, some of it years old. I got the idea after I wrote something earlier this year, based on a treatment I’d written in late 1987. My life was pretty chaotic back-in-the-day, so it’s unsurprising these were never brought to term. There’s short fiction that I always […]

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so what – anti nowhere league

I have a performance lined up this coming Saturday and I’m trying to fit rehearsals into my already crowded schedule. What to do? What to do? I suppose common sense would dictate that I’m still at the trying-to-get-you-to-like-me stage in my career! I’m also hampered somewhat by having the attention-span of a moth on crack, […]

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the bulls – marc almond

I’ve worked with adults with learning disabilities for around twenty years. I’m good at my job and, far more importantly, I enjoy it. People have asked if I’ve ever used something of a service user in anything I’ve written – and the answer’s, perhaps surprisingly, yes. A number of years ago, on the job, someone […]

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