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The Great Pretenders

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It’s probably somewhat common to

reinvent ourselves after epic failed

attempts at happiness.

We think if we do everything different

It should end differently too, and it does… end… 143 more words

PENZANCE - TWINNED WITH TORTUGA (Part Three of THE PENZANCE PIRATE TRILOGY)

The aftermath of the Pirates on the Prom event in 2014 when , sadly, we failed by 77 people to break the world record of most pirates in one place. 950 more words

Poetry

EVIDENTLY PIRATE TOWN (Part Two of THE PENZANCE PIRATE TRILOGY)

As you may have already realised I quite like John Cooper Clarke. ‘Evidently Chickentown’ is one of John’s own favourite poems as it was chosen for the closing music for The Sopranos penultimate episode…he also says that when he reads it out “his swearbox doubles up as a high yield pension scheme” 699 more words

Doggerel

ON BECOMING A PENZANCE PIRATE (Part One of THE PENZANCE PIRATE TRILOGY)

ON BECOMING A PENZANCE PIRATE

(written for the town’s world record attempt on May 26th 2014 to have the most pirates in one place)

Written to the rhythm of Gilbert & Sullivan’s Modern Major General’s Song from THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE… 673 more words

Poetry

The Victorians Knew How to Eat (birthday! edition)

MILTON MONDAY

Leap days are cool days.  I’m seeing a lot of … shall we say animosity … toward this particular February 29th because our extra day this leap year happened to fall on a Monday.   585 more words

Victorian

The Semester of Speculative Fiction

Thank the powers that be this year is a leap year, otherwise I would have already botched my New Year’s Resolution goal of writing an update on my blog every month!  624 more words

MFA In Creative Writing

Happy Birthday, Frederic!

He is “but a little boy of 5.”

From those fine purveyors of operetta delight, Gilbert and Sullivan.

Musicals