Day 3: I already don’t know what day it is

It’s actually day 4. What do I know? After a no-show day yesterday (I was busy enjoying my apartment, doing apartment admin, doing my apartment, etc.) I was way ready for some comedy today. Stuart Goldsmith: Like I Mean It, 1545 Liquid Annexe, PBH’s Free Fringe Finally Stu’s first performance was today. Full disclosure – I’m…

A room with a view, of the room

Yes, I’m still obsessed with my apartment. Which reminds me of a joke I heard today. More of that, later. If you’re in Edinburgh this August, or ever, may I urge you to sample the massage skills of Jill McLaggan. I heard Deborah Frances-White talking about her on the Guilty Feminist podcast some months ago,…

What we learned at EIFF

Volunteering at Edinburgh International Film Festival is the only way I could afford to be here and it was still a big investment for a potential networking opportunity. I still haven’t found a producer for my short film (…anyone?!) but I met some brilliant people and saw some truly incredible films. Here’s my run-down of…

Leonard Cohen

Originally posted on Riffs In The Diff:
Tuesday 4th September Dear Leonard, I have a sincere apology to make . . . I was late for your gig and I made someone else late for your gig and I am truly sorry. I arrived in the beginning of the first half somewhere between 8pm and…

The time is now…

Today June ends; in one hour, in fact.  And July starts.  We’re roughly half way through the year, the nights are drawing in, Wimbledon has barely begun but soon it will be over. And you have a wonderful opportunity, to balance your books, look at the year so far, celebrate your successes and put your…

Daily accountability…

Everyday I log into my forum and post what I’ve been up to with my writing.  It really works for me to get it down and show it off, essentially.  I’ve written every day now since February and I’m proud of that and improving I’m sure.  It’s not for everyone, but if you have a…