The Con Artist

This could be a piece of fiction. But it isn’t. This really happened to me and I was reminded of it due to my recent post about hoaxes. And I promised the wonderful Diana Wallace Peach that I’d re-post it in full (rather than as a link). In early 2014 I took my eldest daughter down to London for an audition to a drama school … Continue reading The Con Artist

I Don’t Believe It!  (and you probably shouldn’t, either…)

I wrote this for our local village newsletter after a hoax warning story on hotel key cards holding personal credit card data on their magnetic strip found its way into the last issue.  You may have heard that Bob Holness played saxophone on Baker Street. Or that that you eat eight spiders during your lifetime. These are, of course, absolute nonsense; both were ‘made up … Continue reading I Don’t Believe It!  (and you probably shouldn’t, either…)