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Does it ever get any easier?


A fledgling artist (well, more fledgling than I am) was texting me the other night about how he feels artistically blocked. We then have a text chat about creativity and I give him some tips but he still refuses to … Continue reading

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#actor or #artist


In the weeks since performing and creating Unbroken Line Line, there has been a shift in my perception of my place in this… industry. In October I agreed to be part of the re-tour of a play I had done … Continue reading

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Scott Hampton Foundation Charity Event


Scott Hampton Foundation Charity Night I have just had approval from Ovalhouse that one night in December will be a charity fundraiser event, where proceeds from the takings that night will be given to the Scott Hampton Foundation for Burkitt’s … Continue reading

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[Skylarking] The CGO Surgeries


A few months ago, (Easter to be exact) my head was full of quandary (and a mighty, mighty, mighty thirst…) over what to do with this process that I was developing with Skylarking (the process, not the 45 minute play) … Continue reading

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[Unbroken Line] Looking back at the start


I wanted to look at my genealogy as it was always interesting to me. I had discovered my Mum’s parentage all the way back to 1801 (when records started to get sketchy) but I’ve never found much about my Dad’s … Continue reading

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[unbroken line] deadlines and skylarks


There’s nothing like a deadline to get things going. Already with several voiceovers to edit by the 8th, a client’s voicereel to deliver, some research work for a media company I temp for to look up and lines to learn … Continue reading

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Thank You Louise Bourgeois


I received an email from a friend last week which had a a footer a quote from the artist Louise Bourgeois which went “An artist can show things that other people are terrified of expressing.” Rather than being obvious, it … Continue reading

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[poem] Moon, Stars, Sea, Sand, Blue.


Moon, Stars, Sea, Sand, Blue It is under the moon and stars It is in the deep blue Where this pearl reveals itself: You have found your heart, You have found your soulmate And everyone can see the specialness. At … Continue reading

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Sunscreen Challenge


On this day in 1997, the words that were immortalised by Baz Luhrmann in On “Everybody’s Free (To Wear Sunscreen)” are 14 years old. The original article appeared  Chicago Tribune entitles, ‘”Advice, like youth, probably just wasted on the young”. … Continue reading

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