When I was teenage Sandman it was when I first started thinking about creative writing and performance as a career option and I was endlessly jotting ideas down for shows which would be vehicles for myself and my pals, ranging from ideas for films of multiple genres and a few ideas for some sitcoms. One … Continue reading The Mad Brothers
Sunday 14th May proved to be a very busy day for me in Jazz circles as I attended not one, but two Jazz gigs in one day. The was the Jazz Club 90 lunch time gig in Albrighton Sports and Social Club which was an appearance by the youthful Worcester(ish) based band Second Line whom I … Continue reading Whose Second Line Is It Anyway?
What one thing have you not done that you really want to do? Jammed at the Upton Jazz festival is the one which immediately springs to mind, I think that is a confidence thing there... plus I am somewhat out of practice. I really want to go to New Orleans during Mardi Gras and I … Continue reading Share Your World 2017- 22nd May
How many languages do you speak? In any sort of Fluency only the one, I do know a few phrases here and there in a few other languages, namely Spanish and French and a tiny bit of Italian. There are all variations on everyday pleasantries and of course "Can I have a beer please?" What are you reading, … Continue reading Share Your World 2017- 15th May
Those of you following the Adventures of Arthur and Sevenpenny in an unnamed Caribbean country I wish to heed some advice. Do I continue focused on our intrepid duo as they await the arrival of the contact, or do I start up the next strand of the story? Answers much appreciated. Ta Mr G
As a budding writer I am always in two minds about making a final story... I don't mean as in hanging up my pencil and paper (or keyboard if you prefer) but in writing final pieces. To create a final, final story often back fires a little: Conan Doyle wrote The Final Problem to be … Continue reading The End
Continuing on from Bubble Trouble feed back as ever is appreciated Arthur stood at the window looking at the rain cascade over the hotel complex and smiled to himself, even the bad weather was impressive in the Caribbean, he pondered if this would cause a delay on his contact, probably not he decided as it was a … Continue reading Fiction: Evening Service
First things first, lets have a gander at the music haul I purchased over the past ten days or so. They are: Nat Gonella and his Georgians: 1931 - 1941 which is a budget release featuring 25 tracks from those ten years. The title is a bit of a misnomer as a good proportion of the … Continue reading Bits and Pieces
Corporal Bell looked at the various service men attending the scene and turned to the two executives who were mulling over the notes on their clip boards. "Any idea how long it will take to assess why it sank?" She inquired. "Oh we know, why it sank." Answered Wilkins. "It sank because it hit the … Continue reading Land Ahoy!
via Daily Prompt: Pink After seeing the Prompt my immediate thought was of the Scaffold. No, not scaffolding, the Scaffold and their hit novelty number Lily the Pink (not to be confused with the model Lily Pink), a number which has frequently spawned many conspiracy theories as to what the 'medicinal compound' is, with many saying … Continue reading It had to be done