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”

Playthings review for Perth Walkabout

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 beenContinue reading “Playthings review for Perth Walkabout”

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

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’sContinue reading “I try not to butcher Macy Gray, but you be the judge of that”

A-Z attitude of gratitude

Slightly different post today. But I’ve been trying to practise gratitude this year. And I do have a lot to be thankful for in my life. To prove it, here’s my A to Z of things I’m grateful for in 2020. 🙂 A — Artists. They get shat on a lot. They’re also the reasonContinue reading “A-Z attitude of gratitude”