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So…. Funny Girl – Ken

So…. Funny Girl – Ken

Published: 20th May 2017

So…. Sorry I did say in a previous blog that I hate it when people start a statement with ‘So’ but there is a point to this as it is the first word in... Read more

Women of Wit, Wisdom and Wonder – Val

Women of Wit, Wisdom and Wonder – Val

Published: 29th April 2017

This blog is about women who have inspired me.  The difficulty is where to start, actually who to start with, there as so many women who have influenced my life, my thinking and my... Read more

SOMETHING INNOCENT THIS WAY COMES

SOMETHING INNOCENT THIS WAY COMES

Published: 5th February 2017

In 1998 I was working as a second spotlight operative at The Assembly Rooms during the Edinburgh Fringe Festival production of The Machine Gunners. Actually I was a press-ganged volunteer techie. As co-writer of... Read more

UNACCUSTOMED AS I AM TO PUBLIC SPEAKING

UNACCUSTOMED AS I AM TO PUBLIC SPEAKING

Published: 1st February 2017

A few months ago Canny Craic had a tour of schools, community groups and libraries with The Wild Lassie, a project about Suffrage and Suffragettes, in particular the wild lassie herself Emily Wilding Davison. ... Read more

The Wild Lassie Report

The Wild Lassie Report

Published: 3rd November 2016

It all started a year ago with an idea to research and investigate the death of Emily Wilding Davison. Ken had read “One-way Return Ticket to Epsom” which convinced him there was more to... Read more

THE WILD LASSIE

THE WILD LASSIE

Published: 28th July 2016

Brilliant news for Canny Craic!  The Heritage Lottery Fund have given us a grant to write and produce The Wild Lassie – a mixture of drama and learning illustrating the struggles and triumphs of... Read more

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