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‘Sid and Nancy do Sainsburys’ by Bill Dring

In our ongoing series of members’ work, today we have a podcast from Bill Dring. To listen, head on over to:

‘A Real Lockdown’ – by Philip Gooden

Today we have a non-fiction piece from WiO member Philip Gooden. Philip writes mysteries and books about language. His six Nick Revill Shakespearean mysteries have just been republished by Constable as e-books/paperbacks. In this piece Philip takes a look at how epidemics were handled in England in the first Elizabethan age, and the details might […]

CORONA DAYS – by Merryn Williams

Corona days, trudging along the silent towpath of the canal, wishing that it was the sea, each day I hear, singing along the airwaves, fresh news of death, divorce, disability.   How distant now the days when I was battling, three months ago, to set the world to rights. Now, every trivial move must be […]

Weeding the cliff edge – by Martin Stott

April 25, 2020 The following is taken from WiO member Martin’s blog where he writes as his alter ego ‘Lord Muck’. You can read more of Martin’s blog at: Back in 1996 a band called Summit released an album called ‘Weeding the cliff edge’. Their label call it ‘down tempo/ambient’. One of their fans described the You Tube version as ‘one of […]