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Mixed up

Mixed up

Hello. It’s been an intense few weeks. Having a bit of a sad evening. The new job is going swimmingly, though the pace is pretty epic as we gear up for the students to begin on Monday. It’s been so lovely to be welcomed back by many staff, and to be producing work...
What I did on my holidays (not much)

What I did on my holidays (not much)

It can be a little frustrating, when you are a person who enjoys multiple creative pursuits, when you feel that some areas are lapsing but you don’t have any creative juice left to pour into those areas. I’m feeling that about writing at the moment. I wrote a couple...
Telling the story well

Telling the story well

“I used to be embarrassed because I was just a comic book writer while other people were building bridges or going on to medical careers. And then I began to realize: entertainment is one of the most important things in people’s lives. Without it, they might go...

These are a few of my favourite things

This post isn’t really about the show, but let me continue The Sound of Music theme in my blog post titles, because why not? Don’t forget to book tickets here. There are only two weeks to go! Every time Maria sings “crisp apple strudels” and...
My heart will be blessed with the sound of music

My heart will be blessed with the sound of music

I’m currently sitting on the floor of the Sound of Music rehearsal space, listening to the scene where the children first get to know Maria, during the thunderstorm. In the movie, this is where they sing My Favourite Things, but in the stage production they sing The...
Some thoughts from bed

Some thoughts from bed

I have been hit with a particularly nasty and vigorous cold – it had struck down a friend whose place we went to for dinner the other night, and although he was much better that night, the cold germs were evidently just clinging on waiting for new hosts. Three...