My speaking voice and Henry Newbolt

Black headphones on a black surface.

Those who know me in person know I don't really say much. Which means hearing my speaking voice is a genuine rarity. 😀 But I recently joined LibriVox, where volunteers from around the world record audio versions of public domain texts. For funsies, I decided to take part in LibriVox's Weekly Poetry project, which on …

Playthings review for Perth Walkabout

Silhouettes of people at the theatre with curtains closed.

My review of Playthings -- a play by Scott McArdle, presented by Black Swan State Theatre Company and the Blue Room Theatre -- is now online. Read my Playthings review at Perth Walkabout. I first started writing for Perth Walkabout in 2010 and have done theatre reviews for them since 2014, but it's actually been …

I try not to butcher Macy Gray, but you be the judge of that

Close-up of a microphone.

This might be a slight detour from my usual programming around here, but I guess this blog isn't old or established enough to really know what the usual programming is. Anyway, a few weeks ago, I -- a verified no-hit wonder -- performed "I Try" by Macy Gray in front of actual, living people. There's …