WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 5 – Stille Nacht

Much has already been said, both on screen and in print, about the Christmas Truce of 1914, so I will not add to the discussion here. Instead I offer a piece of flash fiction that is not about the truce itself, but giving a glimpse of the thoughts of one of the soldiers who experienced … Continue reading WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 5 – Stille Nacht

Words from the Week

These are late words - three days late to be precise - and for that I apologise. However sometimes real life doesn't respect posting schedules and this is one of those occasions.My weekend in London was was a wonderful whirl of theatre, film and friends – Sikes & Nancy, Miss Haversham’s Expectation, King Charles III … Continue reading Words from the Week

Word from the Week

Firstly, I ficced again. The Letter is the second in my "First In, Last Out” series that focuses on the back story of a John who trained as a GP and then changed careers and joined the Royal Marines as an officer in 42 Commando. It’s been over two years since I wrote the first … Continue reading Word from the Week

Theatre Review: A Conversation with Judi Dench – National Theatre Platforms

This is going to be short and sweet, just like the session itself.I was lucky enough to be given a ticket to this Q&A by a friend who couldn’t go and – since I’ve been a huge fan of Judi’s since I saw her in All’s Well That End’s Well – I jumped at the … Continue reading Theatre Review: A Conversation with Judi Dench – National Theatre Platforms

Words from the Week

Another update written on a train!This time on my way to London for a Q&A session with Judi Dench, thanks the wonderful Katri giving me her spare ticket. There's now a small review for this (yes, I've edited the post) and you can find it here if you're interested, but otherwise, this is what the … Continue reading Words from the Week