How DO you change the world?

It’s been a crappy couple of weeks in the world, what with this and this. But then it’s been a crappy few…years, in Syria and Bangladesh. This photo made the rounds on Twitter shortly after the bombing in Boston. Everyone agreed it was a beautiful thing to do. Like everyone on earth, I was gluedContinue reading “How DO you change the world?”

Quietly excited. QUIET.

Because I haven’t posted about theatre or writing for some time, and I want to. But just now, CAN’T. This is me desperately trying to keep a lid on my own excitement. NOT gabbing endlessly about a project I really want to happen, which appears to have several pieces in place, but not all ofContinue reading “Quietly excited. QUIET.”

How I broke my hand and fell in love with Edinburgh

I’m taking a page from fellow blogger Andrea Beca’s virtual book—-I will be posting now and again about my adventurous four years in Scotland. I lived in Edinburgh from November 2004 to February 2008. I was about to turn 30, and absolutely hated where my life was at, so I applied to film school, andContinue reading “How I broke my hand and fell in love with Edinburgh”

Am I a Penelope?

Last night I saw The Penelopiad at the Citadel. I’m not sure about the play, but I loved the idea; what was it like for Penelope those 20 years Odysseus was away? And why DID he kill her servants? What was the point? After what happened the last few days, writing anything pertaining to MEContinue reading “Am I a Penelope?”

Because I don’t know what to say.

Because somewhere in the world, every day, a bomb goes off somewhere – a landmine long forgotten, a shell fired at someone miles away so the firer doesn’t have to see who he’s killed, a homemade bomb in the London Underground, an explosion at one of the most famous public events in the world. AndContinue reading “Because I don’t know what to say.”