Open Your Eyes

***I have an idea for a short story/novella/novel which has been buzzing around inside of my head for a little while now.  I wanted to share a bit of what I have written so far to see if anyone was interested in reading any more.  Here you are...*** “You’re listening to Britpop Now on Sonic [...]

No I Don’t…

Drink alcohol. "Not even a glass of..." No. Not even a glass of. "What about when you go out, you must..." No. Not even when I go out. "A nice glass of...with a meal?" No. Not a nice glass of that with a meal. "Do you not like the taste?" I don't know. I've never [...]

Sleeper, Kentish Town Forum,13/4/19

Sleeper, Kentish Town Forum,13/4/19

I am not a young man. My body has been battered and bruised these past few years by a chronic health condition.  I live with constant physical pain.  That has taken its toll on my mental and emotional health too. Boo, and indeed, hoo. Everyone has problems...burdens to bear. Crosses to carry to their own [...]

Fleabag Season One

Fleabag Season One

I know. I know. You've all seen it already. I have arrived unfashionably late to this particular party. I can't help it. I'm often late to these sorts of things. I'm not the sort of boy who has ever been, God help me, with it. I had watched a couple of episodes of "Fleabag" a [...]

100 Words On…

Sex in films. Or "sex" in films. A piece in The Guardian today discusses the reduction in the number of films receiving an 18 certificate for sex. I say hooray! Watching impossibly beautiful people, lit professionally and shot from the most flattering angles, pretending to make the beast with two backs while the sound department [...]

Losing Myself…

Losing Myself…

February 1994 saw Suede return to the UK after a series of concerts in the States. These live dates were there first UK appearances since Glastonbury in 1993...a festival where they shared the bill with Rolf Harris, The Saw Doctors and something called Superchunk. The first of these UK dates provided people like me with [...]