Thought for the Day

First they came for the Socialists, and I Tweeted my disapproval. Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I linked to a clever article by someone else that I had skim read. Then they came for the Jews, and I posted a video on my Facebook page and attached a furious emoji. Then they…

There are small parts …

There are no small parts, only small actors they say. “They” usually being your agent or other actors trying to make you feel better because most of the lines you had when you were offered the part have been cut prior to recording. The respected character actor Michael Ansara died recently. Not a household name…

Ten Things That Annoy Me More Than I Think They Would If I Were A Reasonable Human Being

Warning : This blog’s initial draft contained a reference to Jedward that was replaced with something marginally less predictable. I’ve been supposed to be blogging every day this week as a test of discipline and to see if I can be remotely interesting, but haven’t posted yesterday’s up as it needs some cosmetic surgery and…

Blog Off

Warning: This blog contains a number of justifications for hypocrisy. I’ve had this blog for ages, but only really updated it sporadically because to be perfectly honest, and despite the fact that I have chosen to earn my living standing in front of strangers, demanding their attention and craving their applause, there is something that…

Up The Injunction

It’s not my natural inclination to defend the rich and famous, as I think society is generally weighted in favour of the well off and our media especially seems designed to demonise the most disadvantaged whilst eulogising the privileged and vacuous. I also have absolutely no interest in football – though as a Doctor Who…