Month: February 2022

Spinoff 4: a Dickensian jaunt to Chatham

Jerv had a significant birthday this week, and his friends were asked to contribute to a video. I was due to ride to Chatham – Dickens’ formative years were there – to see my great-nephew perform in Little Shop of Horrors. Jerv, a consummate actor, is a natural Dickensian – his name even suggests it. So my thoughts turned to Pip and Magwitch, Pickwick, Micawber, Mr Bumble  – and a plot started to unfold… Continue reading