Every Brilliant Thing review for Perth Walkabout

My review of Every Brilliant Thing — a funny play about depression, presented by Black Swan State Theatre Company — is now online. Given the current state of the world, it’s also a very topical production… Read my Every Brilliant Thing review at Perth Walkabout.

York review for Perth Walkabout

My review of York — presented by Black Swan State Theatre Company in collaboration with WA Youth Theatre Company — is now online. Written by Ian Michael and Chris Isaacs, it’s a ghost story with a difference, spanning two centuries of Western Australian history. Read my York review at Perth Walkabout.

Amateur poetry readings in lockdown

Much of Australia has recently been in, or are still in, lockdown — including me in Perth. I was directed to work from home on Monday (it’s now Sunday again as I write this) when initial restrictions were reintroduced. And I managed to get a masked gym session in just before Premier Mark McGowan calledContinue reading “Amateur poetry readings in lockdown”

My speaking voice and Henry Newbolt

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 onContinue reading “My speaking voice and Henry Newbolt”