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Jude Simpson

Joking in the Bible…

Here’s me with James Cary – BBC sitcom writer (Miranda, Think the Unthinkable, Bluestone 42), occasional preacher (Christian) and author of “The Sacred Art of Joking.” In this episode of James’ excellent podcast, we discuss the bible story where Jesus…

Cockle-warmers

Like most writers / creators / human beings, my confidence can go from sky high to furrow-low and back again a good number of times in a day. The smallest things can make a difference to how secure I feel…

Between Me and my Cup of Tea

This week my youngest turned seven (Minecraft birthday cake, complete with chocolate ‘earth’ and fondant Wither – tick!).  My oldest is going to secondary school in September (own phone, beginnings of mature conversation, increasing frostiness towards parents – tick!).  I…

Comic Relief – BBC Radio Cambridgeshire

I was invited onto BBC Radio Cambridgeshire last Friday for Comic Relief day 2021, and shared some short, silly poems with host Amir Suleman. It was great fun, and I enjoyed myself, and hopefully brought some smiles to Amir and…