In his first (and in theory, possibly last) collection of short fiction, William (Dann) Alexander shares a variety of insightful satire and sharp-witted storytelling on everything ranging from the... More > science of salads, a one-act play written for Amish Theater and a tale about a legendary small town Nova Scotia men’s hockey team. Throwing Dice is sure to offer you entertainment, or at the very least something to set your drink on!< Less
‘Throwing Stones’ explores the decline of Adam Lazenby, a successful society and art photographer, when portraits of children he has made are found to have been distributed by an internet... More > paedophile ring. He protests his innocence, claiming the images have been manipulated, but as the police, social workers and tabloid reporters delve into his life, even those closest to him start to have their doubts. His professional life falls apart, friends start to desert him and he risks losing his young daughter.
‘Throwing Stones’ is a challenging and thought-provoking modern drama that poses the question 'What's in your family album?'
“Mid-life male photographer meets young, nubile female student-cum-artistic muse - so far it’s old hat. But photographer turned playwright Christopher John Ball and co-writer Dean Sipling, whose background is film and television, bring the pairing into a thoroughly contemporary world of intercepted emails, sinister insinuation and sharp retorts." Barbara Lewis - The Stage< Less
Lively and vivacious Isabella Edgeworth has led a sheltered life and finds herself as good as engaged to the younger, less adventurous of her two adopted brothers, William Fielding. However William... More > is about to embark on a career abroad, necessitating an absence of some duration and leaving the inexperienced Isabella to the mercy of her first London Season and the attentions of an attractive and intriguing stranger, who ignites feelings she has hitherto never experienced. She wonders if love and marriage have to involve a choice between unprincipled passion and honorable mundanity and has to decide whether to give a man a second chance or if once bitten she is twice shy. As she awakens to her true feelings she wonders if her heart lies closer to home than she could have imagined.
‘A Stone’s Throw’ is a gentle, romantic fiction set in Jane Austen’s era of early 1800's England. It is a reasonably light-hearted look at the loves and marriage dilemmas of a group of young people.< Less
Discovering mysteries of African Divination and searching for the well of Creativity in unconventional corners of the mind.
Every culture contains one form of a divinatory system or another, and... More > while many of these have been immortalised in history books, others have climbed through time and are found, if in vague resemblance, all over the world. For divination to have lasted so long means that there was and still is a need for it; our incessant need to know and control our own destinies. And divination is what mankind has created in order to satisfy that need.
Apart from the superstition, is there a system within divinatory techniques that can help unlock creativity in our minds? This research helps reveal the secrets of African Divination so that we can apply them to today's creative processes.< Less