Today is a special post, to my friend Jane McLeod, who is having a birthday today and who is also leaving Bath and leaving The Egg (Theatre Royal Bath) for warmer, sunnier climes. Ok that’s a lie, she is going to be moving “up north”, but her sun will be metaphorically burning bright as she dedicates herself to her creative pursuits and talents. Just remember you saw her here first (or maybe on YouTube, or at the Egg, or in one of her other performances), when she becomes a famous gazillionaire! Before you get excited, friends, I don’t expect that […]

Happy Birthday and a Farewell Compliment to Janey McLeod

Dear Family and Friends Before I start, I should say that this isn’t some deep confession of an innermost secret or some scandalous gossip about my life but something that has been niggling away at me for a while. This is addressed to family and friends, I mean that in the broadest sense, and if you are reading this then it is probably directed at you. By family and friends I mean: those of you who I have known since birth, family, extended family, those who I have grown up with, who I have shared stories with, but also those […]

An open letter to my family and friends