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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...
Much goodness

Much goodness

Today’s WordLive reading was Psalm 16. Verses 5-6 jumped out at me. Even though parts of this psalm are really familiar, I hadn’t really noticed these verses before. I love it when that happens…though it does make me wonder how carefully I read...
A little clarification and a lot of gratitude

A little clarification and a lot of gratitude

Hello again – so there has been some concern expressed from some dear friends that I am Trying to Do it All and that way lies madness. I just wanted to clarify that last post was more me writing everything down and going “yup, this is why I’m feeling...