Category Archives: Writing observations

A Playwright’s Announcement– At Home with the Trumps

Earlier this spring, I had the opportunity to smack my thespian chops in Dante Ambriel’s radio play, a musically driven drama, Broken Angel. I say radio play in that we performed it on stage on Denman Island as if we were in a radio studio. Mine was a small role befitting my modest theatrical talents. […]

On the verge of the SHUTDOWN…

I am in a rambling mood this morning. Like some, I am still digesting the horror story that came out of Perris, California earlier this week. Although I occasionally opine on child protection matters, I am going to let this particular situation fester a bit more. So, how about that US Government shutdown that is […]

2018, Day 1…An entire year awaits…what to do…what to do.

Like many, I have considered the advisability of resolving to make some changes in the coming year. I have dabbled before in the wickedly complex art of resolution construction. A few have taken. Smoking! Gave that up in ’84. Only took about ten years of fuming failure. What else? Hmmm. Puns! I have often resolved […]

Who put the Angst in Book Angst?

Summer has arrived. On Denman Island, one of the things that means is that the Denman Island Readers and Writers Festival is just around the corner. I generally take a course or two, this year one from Charlotte Gray and the other from Andrew Struthers, eat the odd fabulous meal, attend a few Main Stage Events […]