Monthly Archives: August 2010

In My Skin as a textbook

The shift from screen to stage, All About My Mother has lost none of its colour. Actress Peta Sergeant plays Nina Cruz, a drug-raddled theatre diva. To ready herself for the role, Sergeant deliberately avoided Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodovar’s original … Continue reading

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Imminence

There was a great political cartoon, I don’t know by whom, before the last Federal government budget was delivered, showing a person in front of the television, asking his wife, “Is it possible to be bored and alarmed at the … Continue reading

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…and…

Well, The Romantic is nearly ready to be born. The blurb for the back cover has been written this week (after some brow-beating and brain-clenching on my part, trying to get the tone right), the last changes are being taken … Continue reading

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Better late than never

It only took five years. I’m going through old emails and I see that five years ago, when my first book was published, I got all enthusiastic about doing a website. Let me tell you, I’m not some fuddly. I … Continue reading

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