Category Archives: True Storytelling Live

Shadows and Fog

For her 40th birthday celebrations, my friend Vanessa Woolf-Hoyle asked me if I’d like to read a true story for an event she was hosting on the theme of Shadows and Fog. And London. Of course I would. Other friends … Continue reading

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Spark London: Mistaken Identity

This was a version of the story told at the UCL Reel Health event earlier that week. It had changed a little because you always rehearse with Spark London, and Joanna Yates gives feedback and suggestions for improving the tale … Continue reading

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Spark London: Animal Magnetism

How could I not submit something for this theme at Spark London? I had a story of animal magnetism that reinforces Alan Alda’s definition of comedy in Woody Allen’s Crimes and Misdemeanours: Comedy is tragedy, plus time. Because when this true … Continue reading

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Spark London: Home

My first ever Spark London. I was terrified and relieved that I was allowed to read my true story so I didn’t have to look at the room of strangers. It’s the real version of a piece that I had … Continue reading

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