Monthly Archives: June 2015

Not So Hopeless After All?

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So, this isn’t what I had planned to write about here today. But lots can happen in a week. The last sentence of one of my blog posts of last week read: All I can say is that although I …

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Three Months on the Road with Writing Through

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Over the past three months, our intrepid Writing Through Facilitator, Katy Oglethorpe, traveled – first with me (Sue Guiney) and then, for most of the time, on her own – throughout the northwest of Cambodia, delivering our workshops to the …

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Trying to Understand Another American Shooting

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Much has already been written about last week’s terrible shooting in South Carolina. I usually try not to use this blog as a forum for my political convictions, but this time I find that I need to speak out, especially …

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Being Part of a 50th Anniversary

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Many know that I have played the violin since I was seven years old. Playing the violin is such a basic part of me that I rarely mention it. But for over twenty years, I have been a member of …

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My Favourite Author, Again?

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Writers are always being asked this question. It kind of drives me crazy, though. My favourite author changes over time, with age, with circumstance. And I know that people are always expecting me to say something especially clever, or name …

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Shelter Me, by Circumference

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i recently wrote about Theatre Delicatessen here. That post was about their new mentoring programme, Departure Point. But today I want to tell you all about a rather spectacular theatrical experience going on at Theatre Delicatessen right now. I saw …

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