The Pilot Session

Saturday Meet Joan and the Bar Maid to discuss scripts for the pilot. Bar maid asks if she’ll get chance to be physical on screen. We go to Joan's little studio. It is cramped, but good enough for doing a few scripted pieces and a bit of improv. Bar Maid is a bit of an … Continue reading The Pilot Session

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Obligatory Post Named After A Jazz Song

I have my Spotify Daily mix 1 playing as I type, this list is very much swing era based and opens with Woody Herman's Orchestra playing "At the Woodchopper's Ball" which was pretty much their signature song. I called in at the Kynn the other day and a chap at the bar got us all … Continue reading Obligatory Post Named After A Jazz Song

Vespers

“How do I look?” Asked Sevenpenny modelling her Nun robes. “Like you broke the heart of every twenty something heterosexual male in the UK,” replied Arthur. “I’m sure they'll move on from the disappointment,” she laughed. Her demeanor changed. “I'll blend in?” “Yes.” Said Arthur. Sevenpenny found it very easy to mingle with the entourage … Continue reading Vespers

Development

"....and hold it, riiight there." There was a click and a flash and the young photographer captured the image. "Now if you will just turn a little to your left..." She continued. The model moved slightly, he didn't realise how exhausting it was keeping still. The photographer captured another image, looked up from her equipment … Continue reading Development

The Island

When I was a spotty little 'erbert of a Sandman in my second year of secondary school, one of the main projects in English was dubbed the island project. The set up was for whatever reason, the class had won a competition to visit Australia or somewhere for a month and the plane crashed en … Continue reading The Island

Double Award

Mrs A stood at the front of the class room next to Mr Higgins, the art teacher who seemed to have ignored a line in student-teacher etiquette by allowing his students to address him informally as Bill, she smiled as the gaggle of students were filed into their seats and unpacked their satchels and they … Continue reading Double Award