Why should a real chair be better than an imaginary elephant?
- Virginia Woolf
i love randomness and i have so far been able to maintain an open mind to virtually everything. which is why my work to date has been eclectic to say the least.
i've now parked some of my creative/artistic musings on tumbler and most of my wanton opinion pieces on blogspot (you also find the relevant linked icons below.)
but there are a few items (some of which date back a fair bit) which don't really fit anywhere and which i'd have to discard unless i bundle them together here in a section that serves no discernible purpose other than that it completes the picture and you may find one or the other in itself thought provoking or diverting.
from 1st to 5th december 2011 i was invited to the pen tales hemingway room berlin as a fellow, which resulted in this short piece of writing in both english and german. (click here to read and then use full screen to enlarge.)
there's an interview style blog entry about my stay in berlin with a bit of background here.
the theatre is a wonderful world to work in, especially if you are an actor. so if you're not, but would like to know what it's like, here's your brief guide, which i wrote a few years after drama school, shortly before taking a fairly long break away from acting. i am seriously thinking of going back into acting, if they let me...
i don't cook and it therefore follows that i don't write recipes. but i make exceptions, and this one really requires no cooking at all: it takes all of about five minutes to prepare, and its effects can be devastating.
it featured in a collection of recipes from around the world published by hilary king who was then running the red pear theatre in antibes.