I’m very much looking forward to doing my Shoegazing show in a couple of days. It’s at the Sweet Dukebox as part of the Brighton Fringe. The show is about … Continue reading Shoegazing in the Brighton Fringe 2017
I’d never written a play before and I had no idea if I could. I certainly didn’t know if I could write a play where you can’t specify anyone’s gender. Nonetheless, a … Continue reading How does a playwright write a play right? (or ‘My first play!’)
It was the best stand up gig I’d done all year… because it was the only stand up gig I’d done all year. I returned to Rabbit in the Headlights, … Continue reading Ten years gone…
I started an online short story “masterclass” last week. I like the term “masterclass”. It implies you already have some skill in an area and are now moving to “mastery” … Continue reading Masterclass of 2016
First off, it’s the warning: Warning! I am going to Edinburgh tomorrow. So you can expect a sudden flurry of activity here as I do my semi-annual batch of posts … Continue reading An anniversary, an apology and a warning.
I am sorry. I will try harder. My annual report from WordPress reveals I only blogged three times in 2015, my site has been read less than ever, and the … Continue reading Not much ado about nothing
After all that, I was totally exhausted, but in an energised way, if that makes sense. It’s the sort of sparky tiredness you get from exercise. …As you … Continue reading EdFringe2014, Day 24: Last Day, part three: Final Performance and the Live Scriber
The other resolution I wanted to complete was to visit an Edinburgh tourist attraction. I’d had my heart set on the Botanic Garden until I realised it was outside the … Continue reading EdFringe2014, Day 24: Last Day, part two: Art
With one day to go I was determined to tick off a couple of my Edinburgh resolutions. Shortly after moving into Pollock Halls, I realised the Commonweath Pool was right … Continue reading Edfringe2014,Day 24: The Last Day, part one: Swimming
I woke up late. I felt exhausted. Well, that boded well for filming my show. Ed Moore was filming it for me and several other shows that day. I had missed … Continue reading Edfringe2014, Day 23: Star of stage and screen.
For some time now, I have been looking forward to the Fringe ending so I could go home, but yesterday I felt a real pang of sadness whilst setting up … Continue reading EdFringe2014, Day 22: Emotional moment.
I had a ticket to go to National Rural Touring Forum discussion at 11am yesterday, so I got my breakfast at Pollock Halls and got down to Fringe Central. … Continue reading EdFringe2014, Day 21: Touring