Friday, 30 September 2011

In a belated attempt to make the Author reconsider ghost-writing
the life story of Tudor Warner and his Educated Budgerigars (5th Aug)
Warner's lovely partner and long-time stage assistant Patricia insists 
on demonstrating some of their favourite party tricks.
(No birds were harmed in this performance)

Monday, 26 September 2011

The husband of influential editor Mavis Galore (see post for 8th April)
seen here siting on a bench in Soho Square with instructions to guard 
the great woman's handbag while she ducks into one of London's
most notorious drinking dens, the Grouchers Club, for a stiff one.

Wednesday, 21 September 2011

Shortly before Random House prepare to publish
'Confessions of a Paris Concubine',  the blogging sensation
of the decade, the author is revealed to be Wilfred Pilcher,
writing from the back bedroom of his mother's house in Bournemouth.
When Random House threaten to sue for the return of their 
'substantial' advance, Pilcher claims insanity. 

Friday, 16 September 2011

Inspired by the recent campaign to raise enough money to save
Roald Dahl's garden shed for "future generations" the Author attempts
to sell his old armchair as a "cultural treasure for the nation"
 but admits he's disappointed by the lack of response.  
His agent suggests he tries eBay.

Monday, 12 September 2011

After spending the day as a homeless person and writing about it
for the Sunday Times, Polenta 'Bunny' Hartebeeste is commissioned 
to write an awarding-winning account on the hardships of circus life.
"Astonishing!" burbles bubbly Mark Lawson, BBC arts correspondent, 
barely able to contain his excitement. "It's just like George Orwell's 
'Down and Out in London and Paris . . .  But with Clowns!"
Meanwhile, Polenta is required to take a month's complete rest
in her villa in Tuscany to recover from the ordeal of having to work
with common people.  "It was the longest two days of my life" she said.

Thursday, 8 September 2011

Mad Georgie Butcher threatens to "hunt them down like animals"
after learning that his newly-published autobiography 
'Crime Boss Confessions' had not been shortlisted for this year's
Mann Booker Prize. "They just won a world of pain" he announced

Friday, 2 September 2011

An afternoon at the hairdresser gives the Lady-Boy Poet
Gary Chutney an opportunity to explore World of Kindle