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Face Blind

Hello everyone else who struggles with face blindness.  It’s not uncommon, but it is still embarassing.  I don’t have a particularly severe or remarkable form, but I am really crap at faces. On a short-term […]

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Some Days In The City

‘Tis the season of grass pollen and brown fluff, and all across London people are snuffling, coughing and choking their way through a gently, if variably beautiful summer. Growth is everywhere.  Trees that five weeks […]

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You, me and the environment

(A shout-out must go to the podcast “Reasons to be Cheerful” for reminding me that this is very, very worth blogging about more….) I’ve stood for local council for the Green Party in the past, […]

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May 3rd Local Elections

GUYS!  THE LEAST GLAMOROUS ELECTIONS IN THE UK ARE HAPPENING ON MAY 3RD! So not-glamorous in fact that I probably didn’t realise I could vote in them until I was maybe 21, 22 years old?  […]

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Recovering

In December of 2017, I walked into a door.  This was not my intention. This was a few days before Christmas, and though I’ve had more spectacular black eyes, the lump on my head took […]

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Natural Medicine

A sound engineer friend had a baby monitor in his kitchen.  One night, without any warning, the plug caught fire.  “Can you smell smoke?” asked the missus, and in they ran to find flames beginning […]

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Damnit Speedy Kat!

There are certain biological differences between men and women. There, I’ve said it, tada!  And I haven’t really said it before, because the second you utter those words total wankers tend to jump on them […]

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Ain’t Dead Yet

I was reminded by a lighting designer that I met at Comiccon Portugal (which was, by the way, epicly awesome) that I’ve been a bit quiet for a while. His actual words were:  “I found […]

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Merry Christmas 2017!

Dear One and All, Have a lovely Christmas, and a great 2018.  I hope you all get some rest, a time to chill and a bright and shiny new year! And of course, always – […]

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Computer Games What I Play

I never really talk about this, because I associate playing games with Not Working, and to be Not Working is to be a Failure.  However, upon consideration… I work my backside off anywhere between 40-70 […]

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I Want Warp Drive

I mean… who doesn’t want warp drive? Alas, this is not a conversation about Star Trek, although footnote: I’m really enjoying Discovery.  And I’m not even a Trekkie.  But given how much it’s lifted from […]

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That Thing Called ‘Work-Life Balance’

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!! MWHAHAHAHAHA!! ‘Work-life balance’ mwhahahahaha! And breathe… breathe…. In 2017 I made the decision to step back a little bit from theatre.  This isn’t actually quitting, though I’ve toyed with the idea; I’m still taking […]

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