So, after all the weeks of hard work, rehearsing through Skype, promotion, nerves, tears and belly-laughs, Melabeau Productions’ show, The Vagina Monologues is over.
I had a wonderful time. It is one of the most empowering, eye-opening, liberating pieces of theatre and I am so glad that we did it. I give myself a huge pat on the back for my casting decision; Anna Karen, Julie Barker, Feyi Babalola and Teresa Cole formed a formidable team, each very different yet with an almost tangible rapport on and off-stage. Working with them was truly delightful. It would have been nice … Read the rest »
I had a lovely weekend with the Daughter, made better by a huge dollop of nostalgia.
The Daughter came over late Saturday afternoon. I picked her up from the station and we went to book a table for an early dinner. Our restaurant of choice – Shish Meze – could only take us if we went in there and then and were out within the hour. Given that it was only quarter past five, we decided against it. We spent the next twenty minutes driving round Hornchurch trying to sort out dinner. Austerity? Recession? Not many signs of it; we … Read the rest »
Well, what a busy couple of weeks! I can’t believe how long it has been since my last blog and do apologise for keeping you waiting. How rude am I? So here is a longer-than-usual blog; a blog with knobs on, as it were.
I was thrilled and excited to be chosen as one of sixty ‘top authors’ for the Clic_Sargent auction. People can bid to have a character take on their name in my next book, while donating to a very worthy cause – the Sargent Cancer Care for Children – all at the same time. I am in … Read the rest »