…and so concludes another year, arguably my best to date. When I first sat down to consider my year I struggled to piece anything together, to draw memories out from my temple with the tip of my Phoenix feather cored Holly wand and place them into the Pensieve. I struggled to recall exactly what had … Continue reading 2013: In Review
It's Christmas Day. I'm sat alone watching Doctor Who and wondering when the call will come for me to take on the lead role. I've been hard at work on the present I am making for a number of my closest friends. Last year because none of us had any money we decided we would … Continue reading Merry Christmas To You.
Is it just me or have people stopped caring at gigs? Last night I went to see Placebo at Brixton Academy, it was essentially the latest in a number of gigs I have attended this year that have nearly been ruined by the audience. I don’t know if it is just me growing older and … Continue reading Reflections on gigs.
The following is taken from my reading at Old Trunk's Winter Tales & Ales event, and it is mostly factual: Twas Christmas day in the Schiernecker home But Paul was busy texting on his mobile phone You see while the turkey was to be roasting He wanted to be in the pub raising a toasting … Continue reading How Paul Schiernecker Ruined Christmas
Today I have submitted my third novel The Stamp Collective to five literary agents in London. The hopes are that this will be the one to get me noticed and dragged out into the limelight I feel I am owed.The Stamp Collective is a story very close to my heart. As I have been redrafting it recently … Continue reading Submission
Last night I was lucky enough to get tickets to see Russell Brand's new stand up tour Messiah Complex. I've been a fan of Brand since I was introduced to his 6 Music show years ago by a friend and I've followed through the trials and tribulations as he rose to become the significant figure … Continue reading The Revolution Will Be Staged