THE NEAR MISSES

I want to write about my near misses in my acting career. Those times in my life that I very nearly got the part or was down to the last two or three people to choose from. Do you know how that feels? When you are on the brink of something amazing or what you feel...

THE MOMENTS WE REMEMBER

I don’t think our memories are necessarily about being good or bad. I believe it’s the emotion that is attached to them. How we make a moment feel or what we make it mean is what sticks with us. I have a memory, that by all accounts should be something that I remember...

THE F*CK BAN

That grabbed your attention right? That wasn’t the intention, but that is the truth of the matter. There is a f*ck ban on me. Not exactly what you think – just I am banned from saying f*ck. You see, I can’t even write it! So, I have to take you back a few...

THERE BUT FOR THE GRACE OF GOD

I don’t believe in a God. I do believe there is some unseen power that we don’t fully understand and I am open to it’s magical ways. However, my Nan was brought up in a very religious household. I think that was the norm back then, so that’s not unusual. Her family...

AN ODE TO ELLIE

Traditionally an Ode is a lyrical poem. That’s not what that is. So why call it an Ode? Because it’s a meaningful piece of writing dedicated to the love I have for my Ellie dog who now resides in the Great Kennel in the Sky. I was never a dog lover. Phil had always...