Oh my god, I loved this play. An exploration of grief and friendship, I love the replaying of scenes, looking for the missed clues, dropped stitches, trying to make sense of things. It’s a motif I also found powerful in Rabih Alameddine’s I, The Divine where the book is entirely told in first chapters, as… Continue reading Red by Somalia Seaton
What’s a play? This short play by Sam Potter is a one-woman performance of the story of a child, accidentally sent home from the hospital with the wrong family as an infant, and the chaos that ensues when the mistake is discovered. Sadly, I didn’t to see this performed, but the story is so compelling,… Continue reading Hanna by Sam Potter
Creative people don’t just have endless ideas; they collect and cultivate them. Ideas take time.
Inspired by Nick Hornby, I am listing my books bought/books read. I’ll review some as I go. But to begin with this is my latest acquisition, a non-fiction number.
I was thinking last night about some of the stories which have meant a lot to me, and stayed with me, despite it being years since I had read them. I read most of these books between 1999 and 2005 – a hugely transformative time in my life where I moved out of my parent’s… Continue reading Ten books