Writing

Links to my fiction and reviews published on other sites.

Short stories

Borealis

A retelling of an ancient myth in the heroine’s own words. The stories we think we know are so rarely what really happened.

Published 13 December 2020 in Litro Online

Stuck in the Mud

A discovery on the school field evolves into a major palaeontological project. A tale of childhood ambition, determination, and dinosaurs.

Published 12 July 2018 in The Incubator

The Ballroom

A young woman, an elderly lady, and a never-ending dance.

First published 26 September 2014 in The Obsidian Poplar; reprinted 4 November 2015 in The Bubble


Reviews

For my book reviews, see here. Below are my past reviews of plays, exhibitions and bookshops.

Gay’s the Word, London bookshop

My feature for Culture Calling about London’s LGBTQIA+ bookshop Gay’s The Word

Published 7 July 2018 on Culture Calling; reposted 15 February 2020

Pure Expression’s Frankenstein

My review for Culture Calling of Pure Expression’s immersive retelling of Frankenstein at the National Art Library in London

Published 25 April 2018 on Culture Calling

Daunt Books, London bookshop

My feature for Culture Calling about London’s most iconic independent bookshop, Daunt Books

Published 10 March 2018 on Culture Calling

Cheek by Jowl’s The Winter’s Tale

My review for Culture Whisper of Cheek by Jowl’s intimate performance of one of Shakespeare’s last plays

Published 7 April 2017 on Culture Whisper

London’s best second hand bookshops

My feature for Culture Whisper on London’s best second hand bookshops

Published 6 April 2017 on Culture Whisper

Life

My hatchet-job – er, review – for Culture Whisper of Daniel Espinosa’s trapped-in-space sci-fi horror ordeal

Published 23 March 2017 on Culture Whisper

Ivo van Hove’s Roman Tragedies

My review for Culture Whisper of Ivo van Hove’s marathon staging of Shakespeare’s Coriolanus, Julius Caesar and Antony & Cleopatra

Published 20 March 2017 on Culture Whisper