About William Addison-Atkinson

William Addison-Atkinson currently lives and works in Cambridge. When he’s not working full time repairing boats he studies English Literature with the Open University. He’s always looking for new ways to develop his writing and after graduation wants to write full time. Travelling is more of a passion than an interest. For two years he lived and worked in New Zealand as well as a year in the Scottish Highlands. He has visited many countries over the last decade; his favourites also include Australia, Japan, Malaysia, Thailand, Zimbabwe and America. His other interests are books, music, theatre, art and food. In his spare time he writes about all of the above or plans the next travelling adventure.

Travelling to Great Zimbabwe

The bus slows gently as the driver changes down through the gears; annoyingly the moment before it stops he breaks sharply and sends every passenger lurching forward from their seats. After settling back into my original position I look out the window and notice another person waiting to board. This … Continue reading

Winter Wordfest: 50 Years of Private Eye

Charming, educating and amusing its audience with a diverse and colourful program, Winter Wordfest descended upon the ADC theatre on Sunday 27th November in a celebration of Literature. New and established writers covered a whole range of exciting genres in one day, these included; Former Chancellor of the Exchequer Alistair … Continue reading

Alex Ruffell Memorial Fund

Looking out from my seat into the African bush I can see Buffalo, Zebra and too many Impala to count. This is the moment I’ve been waiting for all day; the breathtaking experience earlier of viewing Victoria Falls for the first time drained all the energy out of me not … Continue reading

Moscow State Circus on Midsummer Common

The Moscow State Circus performance is an adaptation of the Russian novel, ‘Twelve Chairs’, first published in 1928 and written by IIf and Petrov. This satirical novel tells the tale of a family caught in a new soviet regime, which stripped the ruling classes of property and possessions. Like many who remained … Continue reading

22 Years of Music at Audley End House

Warm summer evenings gently cease, then autumn shows her face expertly painting the landscape into a patchwork of colour, but then it seems she is always too eager to welcome the shorter days and longer nights of winter. Nevertheless during the colder months reminiscing about warm evenings of July and … Continue reading