Photograph taken by Tracey Moberly

Or... is the first triptych of spoken novels by William E. Drummond

These novels will be published over time.

Or... includes...

The Life Model – first published when the Snowdrops broke through in January 2024.

To read or listen to today’s year click HERE

The Elderly Gentleman – First published when the Rooks rebuilt their nest in February 2024.

To read or listen to today’s letter click HERE

Tenzing Scott Brown – First published when the Blackthorn blossomed in March 2024.

If today is a Wednesday, and you feel the need to read or listen to a play click HERE.

If it is not a Wednesday wait until next Wednesday.


On The Shore
On The Shore

The HEAR HARD tour of The Atlantic Archipelago began on Friday the 14th of June 2024.

To know more click HERE


The Tied Hands
The Tied Hands

EMOTIONS by The Tied Hands, have begun their twelve-step tour of the World Wide Web.

Each step will last no more than forty days.

The first step was from The Penkiln Burn to Caught By The River in London, until Tuesday the 25th of June 2024.

The second step is from Caught By The River to Baba Hawker in Melbourne, Australia, until Saturday 4th of August 2024.

The third step will be from Baba Hawker to good cop bad cop in Cymru, until Friday the 13th of September 2024.

The fourth step will be from good cop bad cop to Electric Moo in Canada, until Wednesday the 16th of October 2024.

The fifth step will be from Electric Moo to The Thinkers Hub in The People’s Republic of Liverpool until Tuesday the 26th of November 2024.

The sixth step will be from The Thinkers Hub to Death, Love & Broken Records in Indianapolis, Indiana USA until Monday the 6th of January 2025.

If you or yours want to host a step of EMOTIONS by The Tied Hands on their twelve-step tour of the World Wide Web please contact


The Author Photo by A. D. Drummond
The Author Photo by A. D. Drummond

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The Creeping Ivy
The Creeping Ivy

The Garden Shed is somewhere in Suburban North London.

Most mornings King Boy D locks himself in The Garden Shed so he can converse with The Spiders.

To know more click HERE


The Penkiln Burn does not know what this website is about, other than it once began and one day it will end.

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But... will only answer questions in batches of four. Each of your four questions will be answered by with four four-word answers.
At times... will express their own opinions without being asked a question first.


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