I Love New York

Oh, it’s a tired old cliche, a t-shirt slogan, isn’t it? I resisted even going to America for a long time, instead travelling to Asia again and again: Japan of course, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos… And then last June I went. Hawaii was surreal and relaxed, LA was frenetic and busy, but it […] Read more…

This age thing….

So, ever since I realised on the 15th that in a mere 4 months I’ll be turning – GULP! – 50!! – GASP!!! – I’ve been adding too many dashes between things. No, what I really realised is that the universe seems to be throwing stuff about age at me. Or, more reasonably, I keep […] Read more…

Cabaret Summer School 2014

Cabaret Summer School 2014

What an amazing amount I learned during this Cabaret course!! Cabaret Summer School happens every year in Adelaide, usually over 5 days or so, and is a series of masterclasses or workshops in the art and techniques of Cabaret creation. For more information on the course, given in a very personal way, Shelley Dunstone writes […] Read more…

Cabaret beginnings

Well, here it is Christmas Day!!! So much has happened since the Sydney Fringe Festival finished. Well, I now have a show in the Short + Sweet Cabaret Festival Sydney – a festival where each act has to be 10 minutes or under.  (See more details on each of the acts in the festival here) Read more…

The Idea

How do you go about writing a show for live performance? As with everything else, it starts with an idea. For me, I knew I wanted to do a musical which used songs from the 80’s/90’s by gothic & darkwave artists – such as the Cure, Siouxsie and the Banshees etc.  reason being, I have […] Read more…

A new beginning

I’ve decided to start a new blog, as my life is taking me in new directions. Not that I’ll ever stop travelling or being interested in fashion (as explored in The Fashionate Traveller), but for now, I’m exploring my creativity in other ways. Read more…

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