May 20, 2018 Donna M Day 2 comments

Here’s a preview of the next book I’m reviewing which is currently available for pre-order. The Ways We Follow A futuristic urban drama by L. Salt Release date: May 25, 2018   From the back cover: St. Petersburg, Russia, 20XX. Four best friends, young, talented and ambitious try to find their own way in a…

May 17, 2018 Donna M Day 65 comments

A piece of topical flash fiction.  What do you hear? Ear Splitting It’s taken hundreds of years, but we were never in this for the short term. We started small.  Project Oscar Wilde.  As an initial test, it was very successful. These creatures, when they’re united, together, close, you can’t get through them.  You can’t…

May 10, 2018 Donna M Day 1 comment

On Light Night Tomorrow’s Theatre will be performing debut show exploring basic income. I caught up with Tomorrow’s Theatre founder Stephanie to learn a little bit more about what she does and the upcoming performance. Hi Stephanie.  Tomorrow’s Theatre is your new theatre in education group, and this is your first project.  Where does the…

April 24, 2018 Donna M Day 6 comments

On 24 May the paperback edition of Only One Woman will be released.  I caught up with one of the co-authors Jane Risdon over email to find out more about this 1960s romance. Your book, Only One Woman, will be released in paperback on 24 May. Looking on your website, it seems that Only One…

April 16, 2018 Donna M Day 1 comment

On Thursday 19 April Flat Pack Music will be making their Liverpool debut with their hilarious production of Cosi Fan Tutte. The production received rave reviews last year and had the audience crying with laughter. The story starts with an old cynic and philosopher, Don Alfonso, who bets two young men, Ferrando and Gugliemo, that…

April 3, 2018 Donna M Day 2 comments

From the back cover: WHAT IF THE EARTH YOU KNEW WAS JUST THE BEGINNING? A New York banker is descending into madness. A being from an advanced civilization is racing to stay alive. A dead man must unlock the secrets of an unknown dimension to save his loved ones. From the visions of Socrates in…

March 21, 2018 Donna M Day No comments exist

Happy World Poetry Day everyone.  Poetry unites us as human beings and today is a great day to be reminded of how wonderful poetry can be.  If you love reading, writing or listening to poetry today is a great opportunity to enjoy verse.  Even if you’re not usually a fan of poetry, take five minutes…

March 18, 2018 Donna M Day No comments exist

RIP Professor Hawking This week brought the very sad news that Professor Stephen Hawking had passed away.  Hawking was an inspiration in both the world of science and to human beings everywhere with his ability to laugh at himself and the world and not allow the illness which he suffered from for much of his…

March 17, 2018 Donna M Day No comments exist

Last night I did an evening of music and stories with Henry C Fuller at the Tea House, Liverpool.  Henry was referred to as “the musician” and I was “the storyteller”; which made me feel like a Medieval minstrel who’d forgotten their lute.  Sadly I can’t play the lute; then again I can’t pull off…

March 12, 2018 Donna M Day No comments exist

There’s a little bit of a dark cloud over Merseyside today as comedy legend Ken Dodd has passed away at the age of 90.  Famous for his one liners, old fashioned music hall style entertainment, and lenghty shows, he will be sadly missed in Knotty Ash, land of the jam butty mine.  I come from…