When I was a high school student I was made aware of this thing called "theatre" when our drama class went on an excursion to see "Blood Will Have Blood" directed by John Sheedy and performed by the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts third year acting students. On the bus back to school, my … Continue reading Larry Moss’ “The Intent to Live” is the Modern Day Bible for Every Actor and Director
As someone who generally tries to chase 'happy feels' I tend to stay away from the crime and drama genres. However, after reading "The Intent to Live" by Larry Moss, I was left with a big fat list of must-see movies. "Dead Man Walking" directed by Tim Robbins was one of them. I did not … Continue reading Film Review: Dead Man Walking
Sometimes a book comes along and you find yourself savouring every page, every paragraph. It had been a while since I had come across such a book. Whilst reading Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert, I was experiencing something which I thought was long lost to me, something I had grown out of. I experienced a … Continue reading Book Review: Big Magic
I'm getting that funny feeling. Time to stop, drop, and roll. Time to sit back, reflect and reassess on all that we've achieved. Is it the weather? Is it this nostalgic crisp and crunchy time of year? Is it the hint of a chilly breeze in the mornings and evenings making me think back to … Continue reading How To Blog
I hate working for the man. There, I said it. I am yet to feel absolutely any loyalty towards whatever company I may be working for. I have a distrust of corporations and a, what I feel at least, healthy suspicion towards any institution that makes it their prerogative to tell others what to think or … Continue reading Live to Work or Work to Live?
I regularly find myself having something to say. I picture how I would say it, how I would go about announcing it to the world, in my head. I go over the speech multiple times. I usually see myself in an interview, sometimes in a cafe with a friend, on the phone to a relative, … Continue reading Find Your Voice and Use It
"Don't quit your day job." Usually meant as a rude remark. Designed to tear down your confidence. Perhaps you'll never be able to make a living from your art, or you'll never "make it" living a life of creativity? Maybe it means you have no talent? Strap yourself in because I am so ready to … Continue reading Don’t Quit Your Day Job