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Getting Old

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I wrote a mini musical some 30 years ago and have now discovered it’s out of date. That must be one definition of old age. The show is called Why Can’t the Girls Join In? It’s about females playing football. Well, recent events in Australia have answered that question. A new professional competition involving eight […]

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Who cares about S & P?

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It’s obvious spelling and punctuation have gone to the dogs, but does anyone care? And should they? Experts tell us that language has changed over the years and, if true, why bother about the rules of spelling and punctuation? We’ve all seen the signs which flaunt the wrong use of the apostrophe. Toilet’s Banana’s $2 […]

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What’s Your Real Name?

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Most writers I know – authors, playwrights, journalists – use their real name. Some famous writers use their real name and a nom de plume. Agatha Christie wrote romance novels as Mary Westmacott. But members of the public when writing online, nearly always use a false name. Once upon a time the best way for […]