Tag Archives: Dr Janet Summerton

A lost friend, agent hunting, and new collections of short stories

My friend Janet Summerton died on October 1st at the age of 79.  I was heavily involved in her care during her last two months, and that of her husband Ken who survives her. Janet was a lateral thinking champion … Continue reading

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How I stopped being a genius

Let me tell you that until the age of 29 I was a tortured genius.To help other people understand this, I lived in a squalid bedsit. I was also permanently unhealthy in that way typical of geniuses, and I spent … Continue reading

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Diva – Brighton Open House, Powis Grove, Brighton

I was lucky enough to have a preview of some of the work on display at Diva on the Seven Dials Trail as part of this year’s Brighton Open Houses. It is the first one curated by Dr Janet Summerton. … Continue reading

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