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How To Be A Leader – previews

So, as you probably already know, my new show is called How To Be A Leader and I’m taking it up to the Edinburgh Fringe to slug it out in the gladiator arena-cum-playpen that is this year’s Comedy Festival. It’s basically a comic lecture that has (I hope) some bits that are funny, and some […]

The Crapture

I was watching QVC when the presenter began to go gauzy, lines of beige sofa becoming visible behind her until she had vanished. The Vanilla Cupcake Medium Housewarmer Jar from Yankee Candle hovered, for a moment, in the space where her hand had been, then it hit the carpet with a thud, and a cameraman […]

The Day

The sun came out, and everyone got drunk Sailors kissed ladies, confetti fell like blossom Sweet music played, the champagne flowed like spunk Old enmities were set down and forgotten Babies beamed, and gurgled bold first words Granddads rubbed tears of joy from fading eyes Fish breathed the air, cats called a truce with birds […]