BR: ‘Talking Heads’ by Alan Bennett

Contains spoilers! 'Talking Heads' is a set of dramatic monologues originally broadcast by the BBC in the 1980s and 90s. Although they were written for television, I find that they work just as well as a set of short stories, and it was interesting to watch some of them afterwards, comparing my impressions of the... Continue Reading →


Book Haul

As I had a few vouchers to spend, I spent an excellent day visiting the Piccadilly Waterstones as well as Hatchards, the oldest bookshop in London, so I thought I would share my takings with you: I really enjoyed 'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time' and this book seems intriguing, promising humour, tension and... Continue Reading →

Poem: Fairies

I believe in fairies Not the kind with streets Cobbled with canines or Broken butterflies on their backs But the kind that drift Around the garden on a summer’s day Like a lazy train of thought The ones you can catch in your hands And blow away like a kiss And there is magic in... Continue Reading →

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