Anxious following of the weather forecast – Will it rain? Yes. Ok: but will it STOP raining? …ye-es… good. Will it stop raining in time?
Two missed messages on the phone from Rosalind: It’s raining, will it still happen? YES!
Phew, the met office accurate to the minute almost, and we’re off to a rather soggy MVMNT cafe, which until about an hour before we arrived was failing as an Ark. I wonder if awnings would help?
Jarred has a junkie desperate for photos of the child she’s about to give up - I recognised the story, and asked: had it been performed at Liars’ League?
No, says he, nonchalantly, on Radio 4.
And to think how rarely we get to listen to a story on Radio 4 these days!
Jim’s story goes more for the laughs, with straying security dogs and workplace bullying revenged.
Lane’s story is a clash of cultures too close for comfort in shared space above a pub, igniting trouble.
My story you can read in London Lies, (available from all good bookshops very soon!!) – it’s about getting the hell out of a job you hate, for all the right reasons. Here’s a snippet before the problem with background noise overwhelmed the camera.
London Lies writers will be back at MVMNT on 12th September.