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Friday Feature: Men Writing Romance

By Jean Fullerton Men Writing Romance. Can they? Should they? There’s a commonly-held belief that, in general, men aren’t as romantic as women. However, I would suggest that many of the lyrics written by the likes of Ed Sheeran would belie that argument.  I think men are just as romantic as women, ...

Monday Memoirs: We Need You

Introduction by Holly King It’s week two of Write On! Extra and seven seasons of Netflix shows since we went into isolation. While I’m breaking up my days by testing out video chat apps with friends and sitting by my patio doors to see if the neighbour’s cat will waltz on by, I ...

Monday Memoirs: Saturday Morning Shopping 1960s style

Saturday Morning Shopping 1960s style by Jean Fullerton Born a decade after WW2 ended, I’m a baby boomer and as such I was part of the last generation who remember the close-knit East Enders families that lived cheek by jowl in the cobbled streets clustered around the London Docks.   At that time, life had a rhythm of work and play that had gone on for generations. Men worked and women looked ...