New year, same old

Well, it’s a brand new year and we’re now a good two years into the pandemic with no clear end in sight. During most of this time, I’ve been safely tucked up in my Western Australian bubble, but we’re set to open up to the world in less than a month and things are boundContinue reading “New year, same old”

Something something something festive

Obligatory festive season post coming up, just as mask mandates are reintroduced in Western Australia. I could say “Merry Christmas” but obviously not everyone celebrates it, myself included. (I don’t care if you say Merry Christmas to me though. Neither does any other non-Christmas celebrator I’ve ever met.) “Happy Holidays” is a nice catch-all, butContinue reading “Something something something festive”

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.

The mask giveth and the mask taketh away

I don’t know if you’ve ever attempted to do a HIIT workout while wearing a face mask, but I probably won’t be trying that again. Technically I was doing vigorous outdoor exercise far away from everyone else in the park, so I would have been exempt from wearing a mask under current restrictions in Perth.Continue reading “The mask giveth and the mask taketh away”

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”