Category Stringless

Welcome to the Vault

Over the years I’ve written an awful lot of words. The words themselves have been fine: the problems have usually occurred with the selection and arrangement of the words. I’ve end up with fragments of stories, novels and plays; poems I almost like and some I hate less than others. I keep coming across some […]

Death comes for the Little Bear

OK, so he isn’t actually death, and he didn’t come for the Little Bear. But he could have. Yup, I’m just back from another fascinating puppetry workshop by Rene Baker at Northern Stage. Over the course of two days we looked at how to explore an object or puppet to discover its innate characteristics, (using […]

Oh, oh, living in a field

Yup, living and posting in a very wet Warwickshire field. I’m sitting in a failing tent under persistent rain at Catalyst Festival at the Warwickshire Showground at Stoneleigh. I’m running my lines for Stringless Puppet Theatre’s last appearance at the Blaze children’s meeting. We’ll have done three slots overall, each one an episode from the […]