Tag Archives: Gareth Brierley

Writing and reading

Back in October 2012 I took part in a 6-week creative writing course, facilitated by the very wonderful Karen McLeod, novelist, performer, and part-timer in my local bookshop, The Bookseller Crow on the Hill (maybe you’ve heard me mention this … Continue reading

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‘Cos You’re Mine’ at Are You Sitting Comfortably?

No, you’re not in Groundhog Day. November’s theme was Tricks, so I asked Bernadette how cheeky it would be of me to resubmit this story, previously read as part of the Magic event at the National Theatre in August (I … Continue reading

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‘Cos You’re Mine’ at Are You Sitting Comfortably/National Theatre

Gareth Brierley, one half of White Rabbit/Are You Sitting Comfortably? emailed me in August to let me know that AYSC were doing an evening of stories on the theme of magic, outside the National Theatre in London, as part of … Continue reading

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Are You Sitting Comfortably? Loss

I’ve often used stories from my own life, or the lives of people I know, as a starting point for my work. In many instances it’s a way of processing and working through difficult events, or imagining things from different … Continue reading

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Are You Sitting Comfortably? Ghosts: December 2010

This was something of a week. On the night before this event I found out a close cousin had a brain tumour; 12 hours later I had the news that it was benign and that she was hoping for a … Continue reading

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