Posts by Tony Earnshaw

Crowded beaches

Crowded beaches

We were nervous about going to the beach. All that noise about Bournemouth and crowds , the parking, the litter....

Lines from Lockdown

Lines from Lockdown

We had a beautiful creative evening last week, when Mole Valley Poets held an open Zoom session of work created...

Black and white

Black and white

I’ve been trying to get my head round the idea of black and white, the specifics of black as opposed...

On line poetry – and history in the making

On line poetry – and history in the making

I’ve tended to have an old fashioned view of libraries – a very positive one, but limited to book borrowing,...

Relax (don’t do it?)

Relax (don’t do it?)

I suppose the religious analogy is with the ‘last days’ where everything is in a state of chaos and confusion...

Reasons to be cheerful

Reasons to be cheerful

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by uncertainty at the moment; by fear of infection; by a craving for closeness with...

These are the things

These are the things

I’ve been thinking about what happens next. There’s been a lot of talk in the press, and shared posts on...

From page to stage and from stage to screen…

From page to stage and from stage to screen…

The image shows what it used to be like. What it will look like again. A stage show. Dinner theatre....

Virtual Theatre is a hit

Virtual Theatre is a hit

When Damn Cheek teamed up with Brighton Beam for a co production of Maria MacAteer’s ‘On a Wicklow Hill’, we...

Jackdaws and social isolation

Jackdaws and social isolation

These are strange times and we all cope in different ways. Some of my relatives have been amusing me with...

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