‘Financially, emotionally and in terms of the pain or even death, I’m taking a calculated risk.’
Ron Lilley, Herpetologist
And aren’t we all? Continue reading
Addressing forgiveness, Martin McDonagh’s writing and execution goes beyond Seven Psychopaths and In Bruges to reach new heights in this blockbusting, dark comedy.
‘Think of a memory. Something important to you. Go on. The first thing that comes into your head. Allow the memory to come to you. Go deeper into it. In the next ten minutes, I want you to write about it. Consider the images, colours, textures, rhythms and sounds that you associate with that moment. Go.’
Jonathan Ogilvie, Film Director and Tropfest Winner
AFTRS Screenwriting Course, 2018
Anton was banned for drink driving and he lost his mining job when he lost his licence. Now, mining in Australia isn’t the same as it was in 1920’s Barnsley, Anton earned 185 thousand Aussie dollars for going down the hole. This made it even more absurd that he now had to get about this small town, south of Perth…on a skateboard. He was 40 and a bit like a too-old Linkin Park fan. Continue reading
When the manager of a rough, local, Sunday League football team dies, a vicar steps into his boots and begins a journey to reclaim his joy in life.
I’m very pleased that this poem, written in India in June, is now in print and available to buy. Perfect as a socialist stocking filler. Continue reading
Day 34 Thursday 28th Dec
Well that was a rip-woofing time. I’m looking forward to my mummy and daddy coming home now. Last I heard they were in Singa-paw and on route to come and spoon me, yey! Orororororor.
I made a little video here of me at 8 months-and-a-bit old. Orororororor. I hope you, enjoy, Willowers.
Meet the Callengelly clan AKA El Banditos – El Denuardo, Tecno Mama, Precious Jade Unicorn, The Vincinatti Kid and Cassington Bear. The perfect hybrid family of vivacious Bradfordian, Ruth Callaghan and crooning panther of love, Aussie Den. Vince came out of Ruth’s fangina whereas Jade and Cassie arrived from another magical place, with Den’s expert input. Continue reading
Art de Vivre Yoga Retreat
Central Bali, North of Ubud.
May 14 – 19 2018.
For more information visit: www.thematmovement.com
In Spring, the wonderful Collette Davis (www.thematmovement.com and @thematmovement ) and yours truly will be hosting another luxury yoga retreat together, this time in Bali. We’ll be preparing some yogic and culinary treats for our guests, inspired from our Asian travels.
It would be lovely to have you with us. Continue reading