• Poetry: Holding Hands

    Poetry: Holding Hands

    When I was little You were the most beautiful woman in the world. I loved holding your hand And hiding behind the folds of your clothes. Read more

    Posted on 24 August 2015 BOOKS, CULTURE
  • Poetry: I Am Magic

    I am magic. I shift and change from thing to thing One moment I’m an angel with wings The next a panther running towards My prey, seizing life and freedom Feet... Read more

    Posted on 17 March 2015 BOOKS, CULTURE
  • The Rise of Self Tape Auditions

    Rise Self Tape Auditions

    The globalisation of productions particularly for film has seen self tape auditions become an important part of the casting process. Read more

    Posted on 30 September 2014 BOOKS, CULTURE
  • The Lion’s Bride

    Lion’s Bride

    I find the organic nature of performances hard to capture in one viewing or moment, which is why I rarely post my own theatre reviews. But I’ve made an exceptio... Read more

    Posted on 12 September 2014 BOOKS, CULTURE
  • What Makes You Come Alive?

    What Makes Come Alive?

    Yesterday I saw this picture on my Facebook feed and it made me feel alive. I’m grateful I know what lights my fire and I’m committed to doing something for it... Read more

    Posted on 05 August 2014 BOOKS, CULTURE
  • Video Resources for Actors

    I’ve been working on The Actors Process for over a year now, co-producing the series that interviews industry professionals and experts about the craft and... Read more

    Posted on 01 August 2014 BOOKS, CULTURE
  • Acting, Emotions and Human Nature

    Acting, Emotions Human Nature

    The relationship between acting and emotions is clear, but where does human nature fit into this dynamic? This question has been on my mind for a while now,... Read more

    Posted on 05 July 2014 BOOKS, CULTURE
  • Listening


    Last weekend I went to meet a friend at Abbotsford Convent, where she was doing an acting workshop. I got there really early and decided to wander around the... Read more

    Posted on 06 April 2014 BOOKS, CULTURE
  • My Melbourne Story So Far

    Melbourne Story

    Three years ago I took a plane from the airport near my hometown to Melbourne. I had just one suitcase and it carried my whole life at the time. Read more

    Posted on 06 February 2014 BOOKS, CULTURE
  • Finding The Right Type of Fitness Deal

    Finding Right Type Fitness Deal

    I love trying new things and after getting really sick three or four times last winter I’ve become particularly interested in all things health and fitness. Read more

    Posted on 07 January 2014 BOOKS, CULTURE
  • Movember Poem 2013

    I had so much going on in Movember that I didn’t end up spending much time asking for donations or promoting the cause. I did make a point of smiling at everyon... Read more

    Posted on 09 December 2013 BOOKS, CULTURE
  • Considering Time and Place in Memoirs

    Considering Time Place Memoirs

    It’s been a while since I’ve written about any books, but two of the most recent non-fiction works I’ve read have inspired me to explore the relevance and... Read more

    Posted on 06 October 2013 BOOKS, CULTURE
  • Embracing Different Parts of Yourself

    As children we all play these different games; cops and robbers, doctors and nurses, superheroes and villains and many others too. Read more

    Posted on 15 September 2013 BOOKS, CULTURE
  • On Life and Living

    In the last two weeks I’ve had several inspiring conversations about life and how to live. Almost all of these discussions have explored the idea of having... Read more

    Posted on 29 July 2013 BOOKS, CULTURE
  • What Do Actors Do? Part Two

    What Actors Part

    For a while now I’ve been exploring what an actor is and what actors do. I previously wrote about the craft itself, particularly how important it is to be... Read more

    Posted on 27 June 2013 SELF EXPRESSION
  • What Do Actors Do? Part One

    What Actors Part

    There is no definitive answer to that question but it’s one that has come up a lot for me over the last few weeks. My answer is constantly evolving as I do... Read more

    Posted on 20 June 2013 BOOKS, CULTURE
  • Magnetic Thoughts

    Magnetic Thoughts

    Another of my Shakespeare Magnetic Poetry creations. This one is probably the most coherent and reflective yet. I was thinking about moments in my life and... Read more

    Posted on 18 May 2013 BOOKS, CULTURE
  • Thoughts on Australian Culture

    Thoughts Australian Culture

    Let’s just kick back with a few stubbies, chuck some shrimp (prawns) on the barbie and have a bit of a chinwag about our culcha, orright? Read more

    Posted on 14 May 2013 BOOKS, CULTURE
  • In a Childhood Dream

    “Stay away from your dreams,” They say, “It’s like a moth to flames. Instead of warmth and happiness It will lead to burning pain. The closer you get, The... Read more

    Posted on 16 April 2013 BOOKS, CULTURE
  • Empathy Goes All Ways

    Please note this post deals with topics that people may find distressing. I don’t usually write about topical issues. I tend to steer clear of volatile and... Read more

    Posted on 22 March 2013 BOOKS, CULTURE