British sporting supporters may feel a little flat this morning, with the young British footie team due to return home from Russia, disappointed, after their 2-1 defeat to Croatia last night. They may not be bringing football home in the shape of the World Cup, but they can return home with their young heads held... Continue Reading →
There was a time when I thought knew the Jersey music scene pretty well. Now older and wider around the middle, I rarely venture out at night, especially when it is 0 degrees outside. But, Jersey has never been short of talented musicians. Waking up to a Siberian blizzard yesterday morning as the Beast from... Continue Reading →
I saw Liverpool-born Rebecca Ferguson perform tonight at the Jersey Opera House. I booked the best seats in the house months ago because I've been a big fan since I first saw Rebecca flourish as a performer on the X-Factor stage in 2010 when she was runner-up to Matt Cardle. Shortly after the X-Factor Rebecca was signed... Continue Reading →
A Writers' Workout at Winchester University for me started on the 3rd November when I stayed the night on campus, rekindling my student days.
I'm in the process of editing the fifth re-write of my novel in progress so there is no better time to give it a kick up the plotline and I cannot think of any better way to stimulate my creative juices than to spend a day in the company of:
I hope the organisers of the 2017 Jersey Festival of Words allowed themselves a large gin and tonic last night after this amazing 5-day festival drew to a close; they certainly had cause to celebrate. I said in my blog of 27th September 2017 that getting on and off the island of Jersey to track down... Continue Reading →