Avoiding the Limelight

I am fairly sure this one came up before. One thing I don't particularly enjoy is being the centre of attention, I prefer to sit on the sidelines and be a more wraith like individual. As you can imagine I was not particularly fond of Birthday parties. It is perhaps surprising that I did take … Continue reading Avoiding the Limelight


RDP: Dream

When I was a child I had a dream of being a professional actor (with the intent of being the next Doctor Who being part of the incentive) and as such a lot of my teen years were spent in drama clubs and making homemade dramas, which mostly involved me and a few mates shooting … Continue reading RDP: Dream

Enraptured Audience

In response to the Word of the Day Challenge: Enrapture. This is a repost of “your Daily Word Prompt” of the same word.


When Mrs A informed me she had joined my old theatre group just before Christmas I was amused. She was cast as half of a pantomime cow in the pantomime of that year, which was based on Jack and the Beanstalk but more had an element of The Goodies about it (the giant was played by a guy who was 5ft1 and had the immortal line “there is more to being a giant then size you know”) and as I was working I missed that performance.

I did however see her next play in which she disrobed on stage and while watching it I couldn’t help think, I hope none of her classes are here. I am not sure if they’d feel they were an enraptured or a captured audience….


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As many of my readers know I am what you might describe as a Jazz fan. You might have noticed the odd subtle hint in a few entries here and there.... My favourite instrument is the Saxophone and one of my favourite players is John Coltrane, who for the most of his solo career played … Continue reading Windbag