Posts by Tony Earnshaw

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...

A day for hope

A day for hope

It’s Easter Sunday and the message of resurrection will be proclaimed from pulpits all over the land – to empty...

Red Ribbon for Blessed Assurance

Red Ribbon for Blessed Assurance

Just received the feedback from the Wishing Shelf Awards, summed up as  ‘A gripping, character-led story. A Red Ribbon Winner...

Still more news…

Still more news…

Précis Journalists are trained, taught from the beginning,  to précis, never to use 100 words where 10 will do, and...

Friday thoughts

Friday thoughts

Inspired by a news item that seemed to indicate, however cautiously, that President Trump’s chances of being reelected might be...

And now we’re in lockdown…

And now we’re in lockdown…

A new phase and a new routine. Gone are the slightly awkward elbow bumps and uncertainties. Now we know what...

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