Starting to Write – Another Door Opening

On the Today programme on Radio 4 this morning they had a feature about why so many of us forget what we have come into a room to do – you walk in, and it’s gone.  Apparently, it’s because doors have an effect on the way our minds work. Its...

In the Beginning Was the Word (or how I came to write).

I’m always interested in how people become ensnared by writing, what it is that tips them over the edge into the skewed and intense world of the creative arts. With me, it was a kind of curiosity.  I was in a play (Rookery Nook – my finest hour) and...