Philippe Gaulier & Irish Chris

Philippe Gaulier Irish Chris It makes me very happy that I can send Philippe Gaulier long rambling emails about the things that are in my head. It is also a joy that I am able to telephone Irish Chris and have him pour wisdom and kindness all over...

Rough for Opera

Photos by Lucas Marti of the scratch 30 min showing of Tonseisha - The Man Who Abandoned the World, based on the play Tonseisha by Erik Patterson, shown at Rough for Opera. Thanks to Second Movement for producing the evening. Some information on t...

Making Love, or The Moral is, Care.

I wrote a nice little piece to go with this but the site has refused to load it, bah. I'll give it a while and see if it changes it's mind. *** No. AND it just deleted my attempt to rewrite. Oh dear. So I am going to type this quckly and post it. ...

Simplify

A video made by Gary Merry for me. We had just come from a meeting about Tonseisha and I was buying toothpaste. Gary took some photos. This is beautiful. Watch here

1984

I just noticed that the one and only time my copy of June 30th, June 30th was taken out was in December 1984. Brautigan killed himself in 1984. It's a collection of pieces and poetry that seem to bare more than most of his writing. (It seems loose...

Mr and Mrs Macbeth

Workshopping with my favourite theatre director, Gary Merry, and Penny Cliff, a director new to me.A bit about Penny from her company website:"Penny Cliff- Artistic Director of THE TELL.โ€œPenny Cliff is a dynamic and inspirational practitioner โ€“ sh...

On Self Respect

โ€œIf we do not respect ourselves, we are on the one hand forced to despise those who have so few resources as to consort with us, so little perception as to remain blind to our fatal weaknesses. On the other, we are peculiarly in thrall to everyone...

Books I Want To Read. A New Chapter.

smc was carrying this today. I read the first page and liked it. Must buy.DVG posted this interview in Believer with Joan Didion. It hit me like nothing else has for a while. Wriggled a tiny finger between my ribs.A good list:"Places to go:Dark or...

Friends of Friends

All images on this page copyright Katherine Leedale, who is one of my favourite photographers. Above, a shot of me singing with my lovely, lovely band, Friends of Friends, at the Bethnal Green Working Men's Club, for the Brautigan Book Club end of...

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