** The sequel to my 3rd Age trilogy, AMPLE MAKE THIS BED is at last re-edited down to a new slim 415 pages from its prior bloated 530 page blockbuster size. I am still battered and bruised from all the slash and burn of over a hundred pages of deathless prose consigned to the […]


New Scene – TOM – Birth of a Legend. Act 1, Scene 8. Nov. 2019

November 12, 2019

    SCENE 8. CANOE LAKE. CAMPSITE. DUSK. (JACKSON and HARRIS sit painting in front of platform structure which is now transformed into a canvas lean-to shelter beside a small campfire. Sounds of water sloshing and voices off from the lake. As lights come up, WINNIE is hauling ‘canoe’ ashore on stage left and we […]

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Preview AMPLE MAKE THIS BED – Chapter 2

November 11, 2019

To read this 2nd chapter go to CHAPTER EXCERPTS on my Home page. Your feedback will be posted in the Comments section at the end of each chapter on my website. I’m expecting the proof copy next week and printed copies before Xmas. I’ll also be making a FREE PDF ebook copy for everyone who […]

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NEW SCENE : TOM – Birth of a Legend, Act 1, Scene 7

November 5, 2019

See previous posts for earlier scenes, starting September. The story so far: Tom’s drunken painter friends have dragged him away from his mistress, Winnie to see their friend off to the war in France. At the train station they are caught up in the war hysteria and try to enlist but Tom is rejected on […]

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39 Steps – My Play of the Month – October, 2019

October 29, 2019

Following hard on the heels of Langham Court Theatre’s production of NOISES OFF, Blue Bridge Repertory’s 39 STEPS is yet another high quality farce for Victoria audiences. If the first night performance is anything to go by it will be sold out. People howled and clapped and fell about laughing, me included. Constantly inventive in […]

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