“high time we made a stand and shook up the view of the common man” 

From “Sowing the Seeds of Love” by Tears for Fears



  1. the provision of what is necessary for the health, welfare, maintenance and protection of someone or something

  1. Serious...

May 1, 2020

This blog was commissioned by and written for People United in the early days of lock down. I have re posted it to help me remember and will write another shortly, about what has changed since those early days. 

Hello you. I hope you are in good health. I hope you have...

March 10, 2020

Following some great workshops with the talented writers and performers of Ashford and beyond, we are super excited to announce the writers and actors for the WONDER show, taking place in the opulent and grand surroundings of St Mary's Church in Ashford, on 21st March...

October 17, 2019

Greenwich Boot Fair Sunday 4th August 2019

Today was my first time trying to sell stuff at a market. It  turned out that the space isn’t exactly a boot fair. You can’t actually park in there because there isn't any room, but this is ok because I don't drive and I don't...

October 16, 2019

My amazing year as Talliston Writer-in-Residence came to an end this October. I had one final autumnal meet with the inspiring Talliston writing circle, during which we made the last recordings for our podcast, which I am editing at the moment. It will include pieces w...

October 10, 2019

This blog is for writers who are interested in submitting short stories for our immersive live lit cabaret at Revelation, Ashford, Kent in March 2020


In brief: submit your short story on the theme of WONDER, no more than 1500 words, in a word d...

August 26, 2019

In which I keep a mustard velvet bow tie, a glove pattern and a moth eaten hat, and get rid of everything else.

I am attempting to sell everything I own. The short version, for those in a hurry:

I'm doing it so I can move on and have more room and less dust

I'm doing it t...

August 7, 2019

Chapter 1: A Midsummer Night's Dream 

In which I decide to (attempt to) sell everything I own. 

This is why: the short version (for those in a rush):

1. I need the money

2. I need more space

3. I keep writing basically the same story about a woman who abandons her life and...

January 8, 2019

On the 21st December 2018, during the Solstice, I spent my first weekend at Talliston as their Writer In Residence. 

(For those of you who don’t know already, Talliston was once “ an ordinary house in an ordinary street…  transformed into a series of inspiring locations...

December 18, 2018

All about how the Moomins teach us humans how to do Christmas: by giving away your best things, tearing up your to-do lists, and knowing that “with friends you can reply on, we can fix everything you see”

This year I have been working with Amelia Pimlott and Hannah Mars...

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