A review of The Talents (Book Two) 'Fugitives and Pioneers' by Carl McGarrigle.
A review of a new free collection of short stories published by Lancashire Libraries.
Bending Bob backwards
An appreciation of Girl from the North Country This is a quality production. It is not, and does not claim to be, a musical. It is a play with music. It is a very good play with very good music and as seen at the Lowry on 21st September 2022, it was very well performed. … Continue reading Bending Bob backwards
UNSIX me here
Don’t get me wrong – I didn’t HATE it. I didn’t even dislike it. It just didn’t do it for me. Maybe I’m just too much, like, MOCK TUDOR?
An appreciation of Illyria Theatre's production of Peter Pan at Lytham Hall, Lancashire in August 2022.
The Talents of Mr McGarrigle There's the unique; then there's the resplendently unique; and then there's the regeneratively unique. The latter kind of uniqueness is one that continuously reforms itself without losing the integrity of its unparalleled state. The Talents, a work of literature by Carl McGarrigle, is one such creation. Here's the elevator pitch … Continue reading Tick-Wok
A View with a Room
A balcony and the best breakfast in Brixham.
That’s me in the corner; with Judas, My Brother
The book that changed my afterlife; plus some thoughts on truth and belief and how to break the chains that link Putin, the pandemic and Pontius Pilate.
Fame, Fat and Flatulence
A brief review of a substantial memoir.
A review of Lieutenant Kije by Yuri Tynyanov as translated by Nicolas Pasternak Slater.