…In words & pictures
Some examples of the work.
A seasonal story I learned from the late Sheffield storyteller Peter Clarke, and tell in his memory. Merry Christmas!
An excerpt from Tales from Darkest England, an evening of lesser-known stories from the dark side of the English storytelling tradition. Advisory: may contain extreme peril and violence, black dogs, dead moons, flying children, rose trees, Charles Dickens’ least favourite bedtime story, and a man from the Cambridgeshire drug squad.
Some posters and other images for the show, on its 2009 tour, as and when I can work out how to upload them.
Some of my best writing is done on flipcharts and whiteboards. I sometimes record it before it’s wiped away.
The ribs they rise in rafters in the dark above my head.
The whale he goes his way upon the sea.
No woman now or man on earth knows anything of me:
It is as if I’m dead.
I wrote and sang a song for this exhibition by Sheffield artist Paul Evans, centred on a life-size drawing of a diving sperm whale.