The Second Life of Bethany Sweet

The afterlife has always fascinated me. I don’t believe we only get one shot at getting it right. One life, then judgement and an eternity of suffering or bland repose. It seems too simplistic for the complex vortex of matter and energy our universe is made up of. Nor do I believe we just meet oblivion at… Continue reading The Second Life of Bethany Sweet

No Wriggling out of Radio

When fellow writer and member of Writers Anon, Paul Tobin asked if I minded him putting my name forward for Suzie Grogan’s Talking Books radio show, I said ‘Sure, why not?’  I didn’t think it would come to anything until I got an email from Suzie. I have to confess, I procrastinated about replying.  I’m… Continue reading No Wriggling out of Radio

Taunton Literary Festival

The problem with writers is we’re often an introverted lot.  We don’t do communication without the buffer of the written word, preferably on paper so we don’t inadvertently get a glimpse of our own reflection in the screen’s glass and mistake it for another human being.  At the same time, we’re ego-maniacs, poised to react… Continue reading Taunton Literary Festival