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REVIEW: The Woman in Black - King's Theatre, Glasgow

Susan Hill’s The Woman in Black has had an enviable literary life, originally a 1983 Gothic novella, followed four years later by a stage play, a 1989 BBC TV movie adaptation, then a 2012 film starring Daniel Radcliffe. 362 more words


The Sunday Circle: 15 January 2017

I’ve joined Peter M. Ball’s Sunday Circle to help keep on task with of my writing. Follow along here or join in the fun over at Peter’s blog, … 294 more words

December reading

Happy New Year!

To begin with, I am a bit disappointed that I didn’t finish my Goodreads Reading Challenge. I’d pledged to read 25 non-school books during the year. 1,332 more words


Fragment 17 - Ghostly Symmetry

‘On Reading Susan Hill’s The Small Hand.’

I read a traditional ghost story.  It has shadows, claustrophobia, and a symbolic hand – representative of the ghost, but also a ghostly self – transferred or displaced guilt upon a character’s behalf.   85 more words


What I read in December

You know, I’m not sure if I need to write introductions to these blog posts. Although I feel like I should. Anyway, here’s what I read this month. 199 more words

Ghostly tales -Book recommendations for Christmas Reading

December’s bleak weather – drab grey clouds creating a state of perpetual twilight in the short daylight hours contrasts sharply with the twinkling lights of Christmas Decorations. 705 more words


Review: The Woman in Black at Fortune Theatre

Guest review by Ross McGregor

A haunted elderly man by the name of Arthur Kipps engages the services of a professional actor in the hopes of receiving tutelage in staging a private reading for his friends and family. 836 more words