Posts by Tony Earnshaw

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...

Day Five

Day Five

Walking on the common this morning it struck me that my life tends to revolve around commitments, diary entries, planned...

Day Three

Day Three

This social distancing business is more time consuming than you’d think. After the fine plans of all the activity in...

Cancellations and opportunities

Cancellations and opportunities

This feels like day one of a new regime. Lots of new rules to observe, even if they’re presented as...

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