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and then something happened…

“Before expression, there is nothing but a vague fever, and only the work itself, completed and understood, will prove that there was something rather than nothing to be found there” (69). Thus Merleau-Ponly describes the current state of my thesis, … Continue reading

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Post Fringe Ponderings

The final performance (for now) of The Fall of June Bloom (or What You Will) took place at 7 pm on Sunday night, 3rd April, at the Phoenix Fringe Festival. The house was just over half full, but it seemed … Continue reading

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A Strange Quietus

I’m home, I’ve unpacked, and I’m trying to figure out how I feel, IF I feel, what I feel and why. I remember this feeling – I have felt it before, once. It was a similar occasion, many years ago, … Continue reading

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Changing the Mode

It seems so long since I last performed on stage. Making the switch from teacher and director to actor has proved more challenging than I expected. We’ve been rehearsing for two weeks, and today I felt, for the first time, … Continue reading

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A new career?

I mentioned in my last post that I had provided a voice-over for a colleague in Dunedin.  His name is Ian Chapman, and he is a musician, writer, lecturer and all round talented person with a spectacular Alter Ego called … Continue reading

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Let the Games Begin!

As some of you may know, I’m am now deeply into pre-production for my new play, The Fall of June Bloom (or What You Will). It’s been 18 months in development, as the practice as research element of my thesis. … Continue reading

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