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The Things We Do. (First draft done)

I just completed the first draft of The Things We Do. At just under 25,000 words as well. I hope to have this book done by the end of the year :) I’m going to wait a few days and then begin to edit this one. 23 more words


Gate Of Flesh (Seijun Suzuki, Japan 1964)

An exceptional movie

A prostitute falls in love for the first time and this new feeling puts her survival strategy at risk. When she asks the man she loves about it, he answers: “How am I supposed to know heavy stuff like that?” 26 more words


Brisbane Square Library Talks – Free Public Talks

Mid twentieth-century buildings of Brisbane. Saturday 29 April 11am-12noon. Modernism emerged as a new style of architecture in Brisbane following World War II. Join Marianne Taylor from Brisbane City Council’s City Architecture and Heritage Team as she discusses how this movement revolutionised Brisbane’s built environment, from public buildings such as Annerley Library, La Boite Theatre and St Andrew’s Church, to private residences such as Torbreck, Jacobi Residence and the many post-war homes that dot the suburban landscape. 27 more words

The rehearsal room fills up for Before the Party

The rehearsal room is filling up as the cast get to grips with their Before the Party scripts. JMK Assistant Director Flora Longley-Cook takes us behind the scenes of week three. 292 more words


Sandra Benedetto: The Somnambulant Wife (Part 1 of 2)

Last year I became obsessed with John Cheever’s short stories (I know, another WASP-y dude). Two of my favorites are The Enormous Radio and The Swimmer. 697 more words


Week Two of rehearsals for Before the Party

JMK Assistant Director Flora Longley-Cook takes an overview of week two of rehearsals for Before the Party.

Week Two moves quickly, with an especially deceiving pace due to the Easter Break, but despite that we’ve stormed through Act Two. 189 more words


Behind the scenes of rehearsals for Before the Party

On Monday 3 April rehearsals started for Before the Party, a sizzling portrayal of the upper middle classes adjusting to post-war life, based on the short story by… 276 more words