The Beach House Diaries ~ Building The Dream House

  Thursday, June 2nd 2016 Day 3  – Building The Dream House After an intense few months of writing, re-writing, editing and re-editing, not to mention the mother of all merry-go-round of casting changes, rehearsals for the staged reading of my play The Beach House, was finally upon us.  An idea I had come up with in…

The House That Jack Built ~ A Short Story

After watching the Nicole Kidman classic, ‘The Others,’ last night on Netflix, I decided to revisit my haunted mind and publish one of my ghost stories on here. I had a little dig through my computer and found this. It was a story I started writing last year, and thought I’d upload one my shorts….

The Graveyard Park

This is an extract from a short story I’ve thrown together for Halloween. It’s inspired by Hackney Park – a park built over an old graveyard. The graves were dug up and re-buried circa 1894. There are headstones lined up against the wall, dating back to the 1700’s. They’re all clumped together in piles. Even…

FROM MY TIME TO YOURS

Here is a small excerpt of a novella I started…. I’m not sure if I shall continue it but here it is anyway! FROM MY TIME TO YOURS Thomas Milden skidded to a halt, just on the cusp of Covent Garden square. He rested his palms on his knees, panting. His lungs felt heavy, struggling…

At The Tower Of London, The Poppies Blow

We’re used to hearing about blood being spilled from the Tower of London. But this image is a haunting, poignant one that – fittingly -‘we will never forget.’ A chilling sound of a single trumpet, rings through the air. It’s a sombre moment for those of us gathered around the stunning poppy exhibition at the…