While the world takes a breath

I know we’re in the middle of an awful time. People are sick and dying, all over the world we’re at the mercy of a common enemy that we don’t as yet have any way to attack, nor do we have any means to defend ourselves, apart from social distancing and isolation. The world isContinue reading “While the world takes a breath”

The Highs and Lows of Comedy Festival Life

I’ve been in Melbourne for the last week, away from my  home city of Adelaide, with friends and colleagues Kate and Kehau performing our show Three Stuffed Mums.  It has been an interesting, enlightening, heartwarming time in many ways – and we still have one week to go. In other ways it has really brought Continue reading “The Highs and Lows of Comedy Festival Life”

Stuffed Mums Strike Again!

  How do I describe the afternoon I’ve just experienced? Along with my Three Stuffed Mums colleagues Kate and Kehau I spent the afternoon at Goolwa, a small town south of Adelaide at the mouth of the mighty river Murray, and had the biggest amount of fun. We were there to perform a Three StuffedContinue reading “Stuffed Mums Strike Again!”

Still Standing

It would seem that once again life is showing me that it conspires to provide everything needed for progress – whatever you define that progress to be. Since my last post around about the middle of February ( I think) I’ve undergone some pretty massive changes in my life. We had the Three Stuffed MumsContinue reading “Still Standing”

The Meaning of Life

It’s been a while since my last post, life seems to have sped up. Work is busy as always, plus getting a new job that I start in a few weeks time. Add to that preparation for the Adelaide Fringe including production and publicity work as well as actually writing and rehearsing with my ThreeContinue reading “The Meaning of Life”

Trusting the Tao

73 The Tao is always at ease. It overcomes without competing, answers without speaking a word, arrives without being summoned, accomplishes without a plan. Its net covers the whole universe. And though its meshes are wide, it doesn’t let a thing slip through. From Steven Mitchell’s translation of the Tao Te Ching The words aboveContinue reading “Trusting the Tao”

Let’s Enjoy Ourselves!

Just a short update: we’re three quarters of the way through the Fringe. There’s a show tonight (Saturday) and then Tuesday through Saturday again. However we look at it, this Fringe has been a huge success for the Three Stuffed Mums. There have been great houses, fantastic audiences and lovely reviews. Even with a weekContinue reading “Let’s Enjoy Ourselves!”