>Robust generosity

>In the light of the discussion (and more) over at Fin Kennedy's blog, I was going to write about how playwrights came together in the 90s to change the rules of engagement between theatres, funding bodies and writers. The playwrights could have concentrated on fighting each other for the diminishing number of new writing production … Continue reading >Robust generosity


>It's blowing a hooley here today (tho' it's worse in Kensal Rise) , so naturally we decided to have a go at building the shed. No go. We ended up moving bookshelves - doing that thing of finding unread books, and books about learning to play bass guitar, and out of date plumbing how-to books … Continue reading >Wind

>Perfect weather

>Yesterday and today have had perfect shed-building weather. It's very still, cloudless and, well, beautiful. We have the base built and will do some othe itty-bitty preparations today, but progress is limited. I have 'done a shoulder' and can't do any site levelling or hefting slabs about. Pathetic. Yesterday's meeting about the Birmingham play went … Continue reading >Perfect weather