BOOK REVIEW: TALES FROM THE ICE CREAM VAN by CLARE HIPKISS

The Blurb: No one chooses to live in Bronford with it’s overshadowing towers and barb-wired school. The harsh reality is a shock to once-rich Angela who now struggles with a baby and unsympathetic husband; Angus dreams of Scotland… overlooking the antics of his wayward daughter, and Roberta is content to watch everything from her top … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: TALES FROM THE ICE CREAM VAN by CLARE HIPKISS

THE MINISTRY OF DISTRACTION

'What's it to be today, Sir?' 'Options?' 'Well, we have the usual of course: immigration outrage, racial injustice, free school meals for the poorest children...' 'Stop, stop, stop. Are you mad? All of those can be linked back to me. What else?' 'Ah, you want something a bit juicier, more conspiracy theory. How about the … Continue reading THE MINISTRY OF DISTRACTION

A TALE OF TWO WORLDS

Palm trees and bright lights and smiling people. The glamour. The glitz. The full Hollywood razzmatazz. Over-turned cars and burning fires and desperate people. The injustice. The violence. The full social unrest. Cameras clicking and flashbulbs sparking and the crowd cheers. The gowns. The radiant idols. The elite on show. Cameras clicking and flashbulbs sparking … Continue reading A TALE OF TWO WORLDS