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Finding the Words: Interview with Joe Austin, director by Francesca Wickers

Origional Source: http://www.fringeopera.com/features/joeaustin/

Baroque opera La Calisto has spent the best part of its life neglected. It premiered in Venice in 1651 to a lukewarm response, perhaps because its themes of seduction, homosexuality and betrayal proved too risqué for 17th-century audiences. 978 more words


Topical Post 8 First Gig


Last night I played open mic night at Satori. I was nervous before I went on. The anticipation was getting the best of me. I have ADHD and do not take meds for it, so naturally I am fidgety. 164 more words



Now, I am writing this after the hype of the craze and that is because I wanted to observe social media before giving my honest opinion. 496 more words


Neknominations – Social Media Madness

First of all if you’re not sure what I’m talking about when I say ‘neknominations’ I simply ask, where have you been? But if you genuinely don’t know here is a quick definition; to neknominate someone is to record yourself downing a pint of alcoholic beverage and posting the video on Facebook and then to nominate friends to do the same and so on. 353 more words


news and views

Two snippets from the news have caught my eye this week.

Firstly, I gather from this tweet from the Independent that I must have missed something about new government policies on euthanasia:I wonder how much warning they intend to give before carting us off to be processed into Soylent Green.

Writing And Writers

Topical Post 7 Open Mic


Tonight I am playing open mic night at Satori. I am quite nervous, I have never played in front of people. I am playing my keyboard and singing. 101 more words