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Life in a Field: Why we live a little differently and how we make it work.

I live on a bus. I'm still not entirely sure how it happened. It's been difficult - being both a vehicle and a tiny home, a bus comes with its own set of challenges. And it's been liberating - with lower overheads both K and I have been free to change careers and, in my… Continue reading Life in a Field: Why we live a little differently and how we make it work.

Book Reviews, Uncategorized

“The Anatomy of Storytelling” Should Be Titled “How to Take Your Lumpy Mashed Potato Mess of A Story and Turn it Into the Classiest Duchess Potatoes You Ever Ate. WITH Nutmeg.”

I recently read The Anatomy of Story, by John Truby and now I understand story more deeply than if I had read for a thousand years. I could never have afforded any kind of college or graduate level course in creative writing. And the few books I bought on the subject were mostly creative writing… Continue reading “The Anatomy of Storytelling” Should Be Titled “How to Take Your Lumpy Mashed Potato Mess of A Story and Turn it Into the Classiest Duchess Potatoes You Ever Ate. WITH Nutmeg.”

Musings

When Musicals Make You Think

I watched Fiddler on the Roof two nights ago. Sometimes I get to review theatre shows and it's honestly the only chance I get to watch theatre these days. I was doubly privileged the other night because it was produced close to home. No 40-minute drive into the city for a change! I remember watching… Continue reading When Musicals Make You Think