writer

Blog

What makes us Human? written by Alison Lapper with Liz Coward

Hello and welcome to my blog. It’s lovely to see you again for, what is, an EXCLUSIVE issue.    As you know, months ago, Alison Lapper commissioned me to co-write her essay on What makes us Human? for BBC Radio Two’s Jeremy Vine show. Excitement didn’t come close and I quickly set to work.  Ali… Continue reading…

Goodbye Shoreham Footbridge. Hello Adur Ferry Bridge

Hello and welcome to my blog. It’s lovely to see you again.        The imminent opening of the new footbridge, (christened the Adur Ferry Bridge), is a major topic of conversation on the Beach. Sadly, it’s usually in disparaging terms.       As we know, the old footbridge was in constant use.  Being… Continue reading…

What makes us human?

Hello, and welcome to hot and sunny Shoreham Beach. It’s glorious here. The sea is like a millpond, its tranquility broken only by the gentle splash of swimmers or oars. Paddle boarders punt their way towards the horizon, now just a thin grey line punctuating the endless baby blue. A deep, relaxing silence prevails, occasionally… Continue reading…