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An Evening with Brian Blessed and Max Hastings

Sheldon Bosley and their guests spent a fascinating and somewhat diverse evening at the Stratford Literary Festival on Thursday.

Firstly, the highly respected military historian, Max Hastings, talked about his new book The Secret War, Spies, Codes and Guerillas.  205 more words

Sheldon Bosley News

That Walking Dead Moment

I’m going to veer off from my usual mental illness discourse to tackle something that’s been weighing on me. Certainly, it’s nothing huge, in fact, it’s quite minute in the scheme of the universe but a lot of people are reacting to it and I feel like I need to get my thoughts out on this. 843 more words


October 9 in history

768  Carloman I and Charlemagne were crowned Kings of The Franks.

1201 Robert de Sorbon, French theologian and founder of the Sorbonne, was born (d. 792 more words


More of a tweet this, but...

You literally couldn’t write this:


I should know, I’ve tried!

Stratford Literary Festival Autumn Events

We are really excited to be sponsoring the Stratford Literary Festival Autumn Plus Events later this month.

This mini festival of literary treats runs from 22nd to 29th October and features some very well-known and much loved personalities from the worlds of film, theatre, cooking, history and poetry. 311 more words

Sheldon Bosley News

BRIAN'S ALIVE!? Legend Brian Blessed trends on Twitter - and everyone is relieved he's still with us

Brian Blessed was being his usual hilarious self on BBC Radio 4 today, in an interview where he told unique anecdotes such as a time he claims to have helped deliver a baby in Richmond Park. 560 more words


What happens to a writer when words fail them?

I’m not brilliant in social situations.

Don’t get me wrong, if you invite me to a party, I’m not so terrified of social interaction that… 645 more words