King Richard III Rides Again

This is developed from a sketch I wrote for our youth theatre group (based in Leicester), shortly after the re-internment of King Richard III in Leicester Cathedral. Richard III, the last Plantagenet king of England, opened his eyes and immediately winced. There was a dull light glowing softly around him but he couldn’t make out any other details. He realised he was lying on his back, … Continue reading King Richard III Rides Again

Halloween SMS – Short Messaging Scariness

My pal Al the author has been writing some entertaining Halloween poems, one of which he is submitting to a Halloweensie competition, the rules of which are to write a kids Halloween poem/story in 100 words or less.  Sounds like a good exercise in concise writing, so here’s my take on it (97 words) using a somewhat unusual format. Not sure if it’s worth entering the comp … Continue reading Halloween SMS – Short Messaging Scariness