My theatre group will be staging a showcase of short, original pieces in the Pearse Centre at the end of February. This biannual – as opposed to biennial – event (I had to research the difference on google) is called ‘Uncut’. Being a considerate sort I’ll reveal that we do these showcases two times a year, and not once every two years. Continue reading Staged reading
Yesterday evening I went to the theatre. Not an unusual occurrence for me – as anyone who reads this blog on a semi-regular basis can confirm. Continue reading Theatre Times: ‘The spinning heart’ and ‘Hero’
It’s been a while since I’ve told a tale about my journey to work. This is nothing to be worried about. Each morning I still bravely face Dublin’s public transport system, and boldly go where thousands of others go with me – to the badlands of Dublin’s industrial estates. There’s a reason for my silence about my commuting adventures. You see, I have discovered that a forty minute bus journey is an opportunity for some extra sleep. Continue reading Get on the bus, Gus.
My weekend of culture continued on Sunday. I attended a showcase of new writing by a group called The Corps Ensemble at the Viking Theatre in Clontarf.
Art, politics, culture, protest. It’s been a very queer weekend altogether so far.
The last week has been a touch stressful . When I say stress I don’t mean stress of an obvious kind. I’m not about to face eviction. Not am I dealing with an unexpected diagnosis of ill health. The stress has been more low-level and irritating. You see this week I have my yearly performance review at work. Continue reading Moving forward with those old stretch targets.
In the theatre group of which I am a member, we have a recent development – we do a fortnightly staged reading of different playwrights’ works. Continue reading A Pinteresque night out
Back in July I took a coastal cliff walk between the village of Bray and Greystones in County Wicklow. It was the height of the summer, the sun was shining, it was a beautiful day to stretch the legs. Six months later it was time for a repeat performance. This afternoon I did the same route, but this time in reverse. I was going to walk from Greystones to Bray. So, that’s what I did. Continue reading Greystones to Bray Cliff Walk
This little blog began on this date last year. Continue reading 1 year old today