Wonderful Vaginas, Psychic Slimming and Into the Woods


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 »

Antigua Clothes in Essex

What a beautiful day it was today!  I ventured out in the afternoon to post my tax self-assessment 2013-2014 (I know!  Very late!) and it was glorious, with tomorrow being even better if the weather forecast is to be believed.  I actually wore cut-offs and a thin blouse that are usually left behind in Avocado Cottage.  They found their way into the suitcase last week by mistake, but very glad I am, too, that they did!  I bought myself a bunch of beautiful daffodils.  I think in a previous life I must have been Welsh because although I adore the … Read the rest »