Life is very short, and there’s no time for fussing and fighting my friend.

Today is December 8th, and I wanted to remember John Lennon. In 1980, on this day, he was shot outside his home in New York. I remember it well. I was fairly young, but I do remember that he was important to my parents, and I was brought up on the music of the Beatles.Continue reading “Life is very short, and there’s no time for fussing and fighting my friend.”

A modern fairy tale.

Feeling inspired. A little poem: A Modern Fairy Tale. Envy is a mean-eyed bitch; a talentless witch, who sits in her empty coven, cooking up futile spells  in her barren oven. Jealousy is her small-minded daughter; a shapeless lump, who sits hunched in her infertile cave, fingers poised with her poison pen; follows Envy toContinue reading “A modern fairy tale.”

The Dead Poets!

I am delighted to announce that the Dead Poets are now a theatre company and you can find us on Facebook. We are performing first at Gainsborough library in Ipswich https://www.suffolklibraries.co.uk/whats-on/the-dead-poets-present-a-ghostly-afternoon-of-performance and then at Cambridge Tall Trees. We’d love you to join us or like our page! https://www.facebook.com/The-Dead-Poets-Theatre-Company-105571079005455 Our second performance will be very spectacularContinue reading “The Dead Poets!”

Great success for Neurodelicious!

It was an awesome night with all excellent performances in this groundbreaking show! https://neurodelicious.co.uk and the feedback has been excellent form the audience. I am really looking forward to our show at the Colchester Fringe! I managed to clip some pictures from a little video. To see where we perform next, click on this link.Continue reading “Great success for Neurodelicious!”

Neurodelicious debut

So, it’s the day before. Rehearsal without tech has made me feel nervous as my sound was great over one PA system and not so much yesterday. I looked at the soundboard though and have been reassured it will be fine when the techs set it up. So I have imposter syndrome today. Do theyContinue reading “Neurodelicious debut”

Dead Poets Debut!

On 4th November, the Dead Poets will debut at https://www.talltreesmusicvenue.com in Cambridge. Our company of four actors will perform a spooky evening of spoken word by myself, writer Virginia Betts, from my books The Camera Obscure and Tourist to the Sun, and also some of the Thirty Angry Ghosts from the book of the sameContinue reading “Dead Poets Debut!”

Neurodelicious launchpad: Pioneering a new type of entertainment accessible to all!

I haven’t blogged for a while because I have been really busy rehearsing for my part in Neurodelicious Launch Pad. I’m not only performing two of my poems, Tourist to the Sun, and Masking, I am also singing and dancing as Kate Bush! We are a cast of all neurodivergent performers and this variety cabaretContinue reading “Neurodelicious launchpad: Pioneering a new type of entertainment accessible to all!”

Neurodelicious Lauch Pad

Rehearsals are underway for an exciting and innovative new performance. I have just signed my Equity contract for Neurodelicious, and at the moment I can reveal that I will be performing an act called words to life which will bring my poetry and stories to the stage, plus I may be singing as a certainContinue reading “Neurodelicious Lauch Pad”