Former Theatre Kid: Part 1

It's not even remotely shocking that I am a theatre kid – or, I used to be. In primary school I dabbled in the drama department, landing speaking roles in box office successes such as Hosanna Rocks and Happy Christmas Tommy. You've probably heard of them. It was secondary school that really got me into … Continue reading Former Theatre Kid: Part 1

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The Other Side: Europe, Part 1

There's something undeniably romantic about the start of a journey. It's full of promise and hope and a glittery, optimistic slow jam. It's also why I love airports and train stations and that first merge onto the motorway. Standing in an airport, seeing the names of thousand different places on a thousand different screens, hearing … Continue reading The Other Side: Europe, Part 1

Blast from the Past: An Anatomy of a Three Second Goodbye (or, An Almost-Love Letter)

I remember you telling me, quite rightly, that I'm good with words in text and bad with feelings. More specifically, that I was bad with expressing feelings out loud. Here's the thing: I was terrified that you'd hear it in my voice, that I was helplessly running, stumbling, tripping, falling much too soon for you. … Continue reading Blast from the Past: An Anatomy of a Three Second Goodbye (or, An Almost-Love Letter)