Sadie Hasler

Society of Editors Regional Columnist of the Year / Playwright / Actor / Co Artistic Director of Old Trunk… Follow on Twitter – @sadiehasler

Grand National

I made myself do it. After days of avoiding the internet, I made myself look at the pictures of the fallen horses of the Grand National. As suspected, it broke … Continue reading

April 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Wall of Death & Other Unlived Lives

I like to think we all have a good few alternative lives inside us. Our minds are too full of wonderful things for the one corporeal life to do us … Continue reading

April 13, 2015 · 1 Comment

My Imminent Death

Now don’t be alarmed, but I’ll probably be dead when you read this. By the time this baby goes to print, I will be up an Austrian mountain with no … Continue reading

March 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Shyness in the Fatherland

It’s my last morning in the Fatherland. Austria. Origin of Haslers, playground of lederhosen, yodelling spot of Julie Andrews, and birthplace of the world’s biggest villain, Arnold Schwarzenegger. Not really. … Continue reading

March 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Paupers & Visionaries

I used to devour books of quotations as a teenager. They served as little tasters for the world; what would I be, what would I think and feel, love and … Continue reading

March 11, 2015 · 1 Comment

Waiting To Know

The question “when are you going to have a baby, Sadie?” is like coleslaw. I get it about twice a week. People who barely know me feel fine asking it … Continue reading

March 2, 2015 · 3 Comments

Killing the Mockingbird

“Monday 11th December 1995 Didn’t go to school today. I felt awful. Really bad period pains. Read To Kill A Mockingbird. It is so brilliant! And so sad! I want … Continue reading

February 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

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