I used to engage in a certain amount of amateur dramatics, back in the day, and after a while I became sufficiently unwise as to get involved in committees and the like, and become something of a Figure in the Community, thus descending into the traditional pit of tribal politics and mud-slinging that these concerns always seem to involve […]
In The Night Garden would be a perfectly acceptable title for a certain type of fantasy novel, probably featuring a proud female protagonist hampered by a restrictive society who finds freedom and emancipation by way of her discovery of a supernatural plotstick that manifests via the aforementioned nocturnal allotment, probably some part of the palace that she all-unwillingly lives a life […]
Some random rants with a pretence at a linking theme.
There is a sign at Leeds train station that says “Stay off the tracks”. It is painted, black letters in a white box, on the front of each platform, so as to be easily visible from the far side.
The mind boggles. What is the target audience for this gem of wisdom? […]