Denial I have not been doing so well with my response to the outbreak of the corona virus. I didn’t want it to be true so spent some time, along with the government, in denial. I told myself either that this wasn’t real, that somehow it didn’t apply to me or that I would just…Read More
My Life as an Audiobook Narrator
I sit in a padded box talking to myself in many different voices. Some call it madness, I call it a job. In 2013 I graduated from Drama School as a 40 year old mother of two, desperately wanting to make a new life for myself as an actor and writer, hopefully reaching the holy…Read More
An Attitude of Gratitude
Even in January…. I am not a fan of January. I love December and Christmas is one of my favourite times of the year but then New Year rolls around and I am set adrift. I generally manage to find enough enthusiasm to sit up for the stroke of midnight but I’m never really quite…Read More
Christmas: Love it or loathe it?
Childhood Christmas Like many I have nostalgic memories of Christmas as a child. I remember it as a time of magic, twinkly lights and fun. I loved being with my mother as she went through the family Christmas rituals. Early December was the tree ritual, where the lights were taken out of the boxes and…Read More
How Did I Book a TEDx Talk?
Stepping into Your Story I am giving a TEDx talk on November 16th at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama (RCSSD) about creativity and its transformational powers. I am not going to tell you here about the contents of the talk, but how it came about. What’s a TEDx? When I tell someone I…Read More