Health and Safety at Work: Awards Ceremonies

Professor Mal Archaic once again introduces our Friday Night is Health and Safety Film Night.

Hello, bon soir, .  This evening, we tackle the problem of Awards Ceremonies.  All of a sudden, normally sane celebrities becomes moved to emotion, trips, falls, tears and unwarranted exclamations.  Or the temptation to appear more profound than usual.  Really, just the same as an graduation ceremony at a regional university, eh, what? what?

Let us examine the perils of Hugh Laurie – in action –


Writing Opportunities Feb/March

Kindly published by the Aerogramme Writers’ Studio.  Awards, fellowships, competitions – in  varieties of writing, targeted at different audiences – most likely SOMEthing right in your area of writing – that you hadn’t heard of before  (First time I’d heard of the Cuttyhunk Island Writers’ Residency.)

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If all you need to spark writing is knowing there’s a deadline and a chance of a response – lots of opportunities.

Even if you’re a writer and have nothing ready to send off right now, what a great marketing tool to ‘follow’ the awarding societies/magazines/publishers – and keep up with their work for next opportunity.

Check out the list at