On writing a fringe show

On writing a fringe show

I’m writing a fringe show called The Forgettory. I’ll be staging it at the 2019 Adelaide Fringe. That’s February. It’s nearly November now, and I should be much further along with the script. As always I’m relying on my writing friend,...
On internal accents

On internal accents

Disconcertingly, my internal voice has started talking to me in the accent of Zelda the Destroyer, Ruth’s wrestling character in Glow. I have no idea why this might be, but it is particularly startling because I’m not having a lot of actual conversations...
On noodles

On noodles

As it turns out, the noodles were absolutely not to be missed, and definitely worth staying up for. I went down in my dress and carrying only my room key, expecting that we would be given a packet of two-minute noodles and sent on our way. Not so! The breakfast room...
On departures

On departures

It turns out that an hour is enough time to get a domestic-international connection in Sydney airport, but it’s highly stressful and you don’t get a chance to sit and watch the airport go by. Sitting and watching the airport go by is one of my favourite...
On farewells

On farewells

Sometimes I think, ‘Well, if I just keep talking eventually I will have something to say. But mostly I have no more to say than a person who has nothing to say and no less than someone who has not a lot. We went out for lunch and it was father’s day. We...