The Trouser Role


It’s great fun to write sonnets according to Shakespeare’s rules. AB AB, CD CD, EF EF, GG
10 syllables to the line with a turning point after line 12.
Try it for a brain workout.
Many are disgusted by Strauss’s opening. A woman plays a lad making love to his cousin, and the lesbian interpretation has to surface.

How a novel begins.


The last stop – how a novel happens. Berlin Diary – Summer 2012. How it started. I walked into the sunshine from the old East German airport, still called Schönefeld. (Beautiful Field). It shouldn’t still exist. It had long ceased to be fit for purpose and is now being renovated. Back then it was trulyContinue reading “How a novel begins.”

Out Now – My Berlin Thriller – Suspense suspended by comedy.


The Last Stop – A Berlin Story Endstation – Eine Geschichte aus Berlin – jeztz auch auf Deutsch. Clive’s latest thriller. Get the videos from YouTube The BNBS cover to look for! Sample Pages Chapter 1 ‘The bus or train?’ Jack Precious was not ashamed of talking to himself. After all, a simple decision canContinue reading “Out Now – My Berlin Thriller – Suspense suspended by comedy.”