Hut 42 Camp Yaya, Siberia. Short Story

WW2 Gulag, Siberia. Yaya – 442 miles south of The Arctic Circle. The needle on the Richter scale of misery is about to set new records. True story condensed from Where the Devil says Goodnight. Nominated in the United States for a Cultural and Heritage Award WWII spun into top gear for this European aristocrat after she is accused of spying and sentenced to 10-years. Days before the 23rd birthday she falls from an ice-covered slatted cattle wagon into the crisp freezing Siberian snow. The buzz-word in the Gulag is surviving.  5,500 mostly innocent ladies subsist in the brutal, cold conditions. Some have been here since the 1911 Revolution. The needle on the Richter scale of misery has set new records. Hut 42 resembled hundreds of others. All are...

Short Story The Sea Witch. An intro.,

Legend: ON SCREEN: – SINGAPORE 1751 (the text on screen) A drunken European sailor is being robbed in a dark alley by two thieves who pull an old, torn sea chart from his jacket’s inside pocket. CLOSE: Camera close up DEL GELDERMASLEM  is scratched on the parchment. The thieves run off leaving the sailor gasping for his life. 22.7.94/96 Outline for Children’s Story    12,000 word Title:         THE SEA WITCH or THE SEA VIXEN Period:     Present Location     West Australian Coast Town-Fremantle. Characters      2 Boys/girls-here as boys aged 10 & 12, a 10-year old Tomboy Retired Grumpy old Sea Dog: Nester Grimes (Bill Kerr) Ex-sea mate of Nester: Jim Forbes EXT. A GALLEON – AT SEA – NIGHT – FEBRUARY 1752 Scene Action in this scene A...

Short Story. Cell 27. Baranovichi Prison WW2.

Cell 27. Baranovichi Prison WW2, from Ron’s novel and US Cultural and Heritage Award-nominated screenplay; Where the Devil says Goodnight. https://www.amazon.com/Ron-Shears/e/B07B63RPX5. Six filthy, rough, open cubicles each with a battered, rusty metal bucket were the only toilets for the entire floor, that would have to be used by several hundred people. There was no toilet paper. Now Beata understood why the soldier had said vehemently that this would be her God. Spirits were lifted for the first time in five days. All the women laughed and joked about their ablution visit. None rushed the event. Soldiers looked into the cubicles, supposedly for ‘security’, but the ladies had other ideas. “Dirty old man!” they shouted. “If you want some, come...

Unique Compositions Galore

  Clock made for: ATI. Australian Tae Kwon Do International Wood and Metal Type original Winning photo Australia 2014 Outstanding Older Australian, Ron...

Large Plaque Unique

Large Plaque Unique

I made this for my Granddaughter Amanda and Dan her husband for their 2016 wedding at Exmouth where they live in West Australia. It features their family names, dates and pets, plus their outdoor activities – fishing and surfing You’ ll see Amanda merging with Dan start at top right with the CAP A. It was a complete surprise of...