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TOUCHSTONE TUESDAYS 6: He Who Lives By The Sword!

If Toy Soldiers were my youthful passion (Read ‘Touchstone Tuesday 5’, below), the sword is my lifetime one. My mother always said she felt that I was born with a sword in my hand – which must have been rather … Continue reading

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TOUCHSTONE TUESDAYS No. 1: A writer finds inspiration in objects

Hello, my long-suffering followers. And welcome any lured by my tags. The newcomers will learn from those who’ve suffered – I am an inconsistent blogger. I have promised to be better, to post at least once a week. I’ve barely … Continue reading

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Shakespeare 400: My month of living Shakespeareanly

It’s nearly here. April 23rd will be the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death.   And that day is one in my month of living Shakespeareanly. (OK, I know its not a word. But he made up so many, aren’t … Continue reading

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SHAKESPEARE 1600: The One Man Show is here!

SHAKESPEARE 1600: The One Man Show! I’m very excited! I’ve developed a one man show around my research for my novel ‘Shakespeare’s Rebel’… and I’ve even made a trailer for it! Watch it here. Then book me to bring the … Continue reading

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‘On Shakespearean roguery, plaguey serial killers and theatre’: The Radio Interview

This morning I was a guest on the CBC radio show North By North West with the wonderful Sheryl MacKay. A more comprehensive interview is on the website wherein I wax most lyrical on the influence of Hamlet on my … Continue reading

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Talking Shakespeare’s Rebel, Hamlet and plaguey serial killers: A radio interview with C. C. Humphreys

This is fun! I did a radio interview with Peter Darbyshire, the Book Blogger at the Province newspaper in Vancouver. Talked about my play, the novels, research, swordfighting – I even declaim a little of my favourite Shakespeare. So if … Continue reading

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Shakespeare’s Rebel – The Play!

Tis true! My novel has become a play of the same title. SHAKESPEARE’S REBEL opens at the amazing Bard on the Beach theatre in Vancouver, British Columbia, on July 12th 2015. So John Lawley – sometime actor, brilliant swordsman, occasional … Continue reading

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