• Me and My Bee at the Sherman Theatre

    Me and My Bee at the Sherman Theatre

    With two 7 year-olds and a 9 year-old getting to the theatre feels a little more challenging. Something which will entertain all three of them isn’t as easy as it used…

  • Life update

    Life update – nothing to see here

    I hope you’ll allow me a quick post. Every morning I’m conscious that I haven’t been blogging. It’s got to the point that I think about stopping. I wonder how, with…

  • Utopia curated by Charlotte Church

    Utopia curated by Charlotte Church

    If the Festival of Voice was a fantastic immersion into exceptional new voices and new experiences it’s fair to say Utopia curated by Charlotte Church created a microcosm of this. After…

  • Lovecraft (Not the Sex Shop in Cardiff)

    Lovecraft (Not the Sex Shop in Cardiff)

    As part of last weekend’s immersion in the Festival of Voice, I managed to catch Carys Eleri’s co-production of Lovecraft (Not the Sex Shop in Cardiff) at the Wales Millennium Centre. Described as…

  • Double Vision by Gagglebabble at Festival of Voice 2018_Photo by Rhys Cozens Lisa Jen Brown and Full Set

    Double Vision by Gagglebabble and WMC

    After falling hook, line and sinker for Lucy Rivers’ for The Sinners Club, one of my must-sees for Cardiff’s Festival of Voice 2018 was the co-production between Gagglebabble and WMC. Gagglebabble, a company…

  • Peonies in the office

    Peonies in the office – closing in on forty

    There is now an odd excitement about the summer. Firmly grasping the milestone of forty l’ve decided to leave the country. Unexpectedly my 39th year has been as calm and peaceful…

  • micro-affirmations can create change
    Working mum

    How micro-affirmations can create change

    Just before Christmas I was having a conversation about whether our industry had improved as far as gender inequality was concerned. The comment was made. Whilst ‘we’ may consider that gender…