Happy New Year

One of the really horrible things about keeping a blog is that you have a digital record of all the pointless,¬†grandiose statements you make, but never achieve. An archive of empty words. ¬†Fortunately, I can look at the data relating to page views of all of these pointless, grandiose statements and see how many of […]

Wheel of Fortune

I have been thinking about the Wheel of Fortune ¬†in relation to my current project…no…not the tacky quiz show…the randomness of fate… The script I am working on tells the story of a gambler in 1920s Sheffield, who earns big on the Sky Edge pitch and toss ring, so much so, that he believes himself […]

A View From the Edge

These photos are taken from Sky Edge, a small grassy area which overlooks Sheffield. I drove up there for the first time on Sunday. I lived in Sheffield for 5 years, and had never been up there. The view is pretty impressive… I didn’t just go up for the view though… In the 1920s, Sky […]

The Sons of Cain

Risen now, the sons of Cain, Through the slurries of history and open doors of kindness No nature can contain. Risen now, with violent distain. Fearing now no act of god, no judgement, nor, no hand of love to force the stolen refrain. Risen now, foul humanity again. Reasonless, the rancid vultures, ascended now; the […]

A Long Overdue (Long) Update

I’ve just changed the theme of my page for the third or forth time in a month. A productive waste of time! Each time I have changed the theme, I have thought ‘I should write some blog’, but I never have anything to say! So, I’ll just change the theme on the blog that no […]


Aka…The Conflicting Idea…. So, most of the way into the first draft of ‘Three Miles to the Horizon’ at the moment, not done much on it for a week or two , but I have had another idea pushed into my head (thanks Tim, it’s the biographer- he just won’t leave me alone!) now I’m […]

Tom and Laura Get Engaged

Tom and Laura Get Engaged Screenplay for a short film It is a perfect day for Tom and Laura, a romantic picnic on the beach proves a great opportunity for Tom to pop the question. Laura is bound to say ‘yes!’. Though, the contents of a seemingly innocent black bin bag proves to be the […]