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  • Best times, worst times

    Over the past five years, I have been filling out a diary which asks you to write one line a day. When I received it for Christmas 2017, I didn’t seriously think that I would be able to keep up writing in it every day (and if I’m honest, it wasn’t always every day and […] Read more

  • Values and new visions

    At the start of 2021, I wondered if people with chronic illnesses would be looked to for their unique perception on what the world might be like, if people would listen to the experiences of those who have had to drastically alter their existence to suit new circumstances. Going into another lockdown, it felt like […] Read more

  • Roundabout 2018

    Roundabout 2018

    So I never got around to publishing my thoughts on what I saw on my last day of Edinburgh, but as it was very focused on the shows I saw as part of Paines Plough’s excellent 2018 tour I wanted to add it to the retrospective of working with such a great company. Paines Plough […] Read more

  • Edinburgh Into the Unknown: Day Two

    Edinburgh Into the Unknown: Day Two

    I was lucky enough to get to Edinburgh 2018 for three days, with a flight out at 7am and one back at (what was supposed to be) 9pm. In that limited time I decided to see as many shows as I possibly could. Unfortunately I missed a few that I really wanted to see due […] Read more

  • Edinburgh Into the Unknown: Day One

    Edinburgh Into the Unknown: Day One

    I was lucky enough to get to Edinburgh 2018 for three days, with a flight out at 7am and one back at (what was supposed to be) 9pm. In that limited time I decided to see as many shows as I possibly could. Unfortunately I missed a few that I really wanted to see due […] Read more

  • The radical act of caring

    The radical act of caring

    In a world that tells us to look out for ourselves, it can be the ultimate act of rebellion to care about things beyond your own scope. Many people can look to what is ailing the world and feel empathy, feel pained. Some people will even do something about it, though for many it’s as […] Read more


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