Small Plays About My Day

… tiny true dramas in a Charing Cross Road bookshop

The Sea Life

Posted on | October 5, 2009 | No Comments

Customer: Do you have a maritime section? Not that you can learn it from books. Not about life at sea you can’t. You’ve got to live the sea life. You’ve got to live it to know it. And did I live it? Boy, did I. Phew.
Emily: In the next roon on the left.


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  • "In a town like London there are always plenty of not quite certifiable lunatics walking the streets, and they tend to gravitate towards bookshops, because a bookshop is one of the few places where you can hang about for a long time without spending any money."
    George Orwell