Jersey Boys has swaggered onto the stage at Southampton's Mayflower Theatre, ready to transport us back to the sixties; to the heyday of classic rock ''n roll and the giants of the airwaves.
"The thing is, I know I want to make something of myself and work hard doing so; but as what, I don’t know. I have ambition, but that ambition is not defined."
This haiku was inspired by an admission I made while chatting to friends recently. Brutal? Maybe. Efficient? Definitely.
After a long old January, February was short and, admittedly, sweet. I was back in the theatre a few times, read a few books and went on a mini adventure in London. I found a few new favourites along the way, so as usual, here's a list to share and hopefully inspire.
I've wanted to write a poem focused on the power of womanhood for a while – and what better occasion to spur me on than International Women's Day?
A short-but-sweet poem written especially for World Book Day.
What if you are neither Actively Looking, nor Happily Single?
We are a product of centuries of other people; the physical embodiment of those who came before us. If we changed, we would lose something truly unique and special.
I wanted to write a love poem, but all that would come to me were words about my eternal hope for flirtation and enchantment. So here it is; my gift to you, this Valentine's Day. Be mine?
Abigail's Party is a bit of a cult classic, and it's on tour right now, transporting theatres around the UK back to 1977 complete with pineapple and cheese on sticks and platform heels.