My spring shows coming up: DEVON: Saturday 7th May – solo comedy show WIFE ON EARTH Tinner’s Moon Festival, Ashburton Devon, you say? Tickets please! Sunday 8th May – children’s comedy show ‘STINKY MCFISH AND THE WORLD’S WORST WISH’ Tinner’s Moon Festival, Ashburton Might as well go to both shows in Devon. Give me a ticket EAST SUSSEX […]
A Family Portrait. School Run, Sweets and Swears. Laddie was livid this morning because I wouldn’t let him have sweets for breakfast. He punched a pillow and angrily muttered words that weren’t swearing because he knows that’d be overstepping the mark. He didn’t even use the D-word. Last week he asked if he could tell […]
Hello you lot. This year has been about getting back into being a theatrical-comedy horse with five different live shows packed into various suitcases and ready to go After weeks away from home, eating too much and washing too little, all I want for Christmas is some homemade hay and a newly-plaited tail. But first… […]
What’s in the news today? Ukrainian Soldiers, have been officially photographed training in high heels. Maybe it’s a PR Stunt. If so, it’s a good one because everyone’s noticed. Maybe it’s saying, “look at brave these soldiers are. Notice anything in particular? Ah ha! That’s right. High heels. Brave AND useless. Unless you need to […]
Rambles On Re-use, Re-cycle, Repair I’ve always been interested in the history of clothes, the concept of ‘style’ and anthropology, but you wouldn’t know it to look at me. I just like reading about it and looking at other people. When I was a kid, I collected books like ‘Christian Dior’s Little Dictionary of Fashion’ […]
I was thrilled to be able to work during lockdown, after an initial horror show of having all work cancelled overnight. Robin Ince and Trent Burton at Cosmic Shambles Network invited me to join them for two episodes of The Stay At Home Festival (this one with Nicole Smit, Tim Minchin, Robin Ince and Josie […]
I’m thinking of resurrecting my Dolphin character at some point. But things change. When I did this years ago, no one minded, but they might now because he’s made of plastic and he should really be made of recycled cardboard, bamboo or stainless steel. I guess the answer is never to chuck him in the sea.