The Writing Journal #43

This time last year I was living it up in Florida at both Disney World and Universal – my dream of a holiday in places that I absolutely adore. This summer, I’m riding a slightly different rollercoaster in producing a podcast; a relentless cycle of edits and promotion that has been a whole heap of … Continue reading The Writing Journal #43

Poor Uncle Dave Goes to the Seaside

It might be a wet and miserable day in this traditional British Summer, but that’s not going to stop us going to the seaside… The brand-new episode of Poor Uncle Dave – Poor Uncle Dave Goes to the Seaside – is now live for listening on Spotify, Apple Podcasts & Buzzsprout. In this episode, the … Continue reading Poor Uncle Dave Goes to the Seaside

The Writing Journal #42

“Writing a feature film is a marathon, not a sprint.” These are just some of the many useful words of advice my wonderful script development tutor gave me while I was at film school, and it is a message I have carried with me throughout the years since. They are a soothing, calming mantra during … Continue reading The Writing Journal #42

Poor Uncle Dave Goes to a Tea Party

What do you do when your childhood team is playing in the Football Cup Final for the first time in their history, but it happens to coincide with a tea party that your nieces have put a lot of effort into? It’s a tricky dilemma for sure, but thankfully Poor Uncle Dave is here to … Continue reading Poor Uncle Dave Goes to a Tea Party

Poor Uncle Dave Goes to Sports Day

After a successful launch last week, Poor Uncle Dave is back again for Episode 2, Poor Uncle Dave Goes to Sports Day. There are now even more ways to get involved with the stories, with Poor Uncle Dave now being listed on Itunes as well as Spotify and Buzzsprout. Listen in, leave a rating and … Continue reading Poor Uncle Dave Goes to Sports Day

The Writing Journal #38

What a weekend it’s been! Anyone who’s a fan of sport (and, I’d wager, quite a few who aren’t as well) would have been blown away by the quite phenomenal performances on display across a number of sports around the UK yesterday. Lewis Hamilton outright breaking the record for the most wins at Silverstone; Roger … Continue reading The Writing Journal #38

The Writing Journal #20

Congratulations to all of the winners and nominees at this years Oscars ceremony. Despite all the controversies and hype in the run up to the event (celebrating cinema without cinematography – really?), I thought the show itself was solidly entertaining and worked well without a host (although, I must admit, I was still grateful that … Continue reading The Writing Journal #20