Cocktail hour

Cocktail hour

At the beginning of a week bringing the historic impeachment trial of Donald Trump, it is a good time for my story “Cocktail Hour” to be published online. It can be seen here: Susan Dawson: Party...

Farnham Short Story competition

Pleased to be joint runner up in this competition, which had over 90 submissions. Sadly, I was unable to attend the results evening as Julie was on holiday, preventing sister wars as we were both in the shortlist of 5. in the event my story, “Barred” was...
Evenings in Durham

Evenings in Durham

A summer evening with photographers and tripods allowed into the cathedral resulted in some interior shots, and the Lumiere festival in November took us round the exterior, including across the river. The colour shot, showing the rose window, was one of 16 images...
POWER OF THE ARCH

POWER OF THE ARCH

This is another of my photos from the trip to Seaton Delaval Hall in September, and has been awarded 3rd place in the annual photography competition relating to the Heritage Open Days all over England. The theme of the competition was Power. This arch was included in...
Writing prize

Writing prize

My prize for winning a short story competition this week was a pair of cashmere hand warmers. I don’t suppose I will be writing in the cold, but useful for taking photos and needing access to the controls. Of course the main prize is having a story published,...