Accompanied by Jules Holland on Later Lily Allen sings THREE which draws from her life, as a child, and as a parent Why should choosing to be authentically you be such a big deal? Why do we only celebrate anyone who has the chutzpah it takes to call time on the-elephant-in-the-room, as Lily did in her book My Thoughts Exactly where her honest intentions are nothing short of what we've come to know and love about her, speaking from a place of truth. Therapeutic in of itself and a rites … [Read more...] about Be Authentically You
This post was inspired by something that happened in a Facebook Group this week (March 2017). It's a group ostensibly for actors that also attracts production people looking to hire actors for work. But what happens time and again is that people asking for actors want them to work for free, and sorry but it winds me up. When I saw Joe's post (I have run this past him and he's happy for me to both tell the story and use his first name) I had to dig in. He has set up a crowdfunder to … [Read more...] about How Are You Valuing Your Talents
Amy Winehouse didn't have the levels of self-esteem to match her incredible talent and developed highly unhelpful behaviours that numbed her from owning it I saw Amy Winehouse at Glastonbury in 2008, she and Joan Armatrading were the cherry-on-the-cake in my intention to see the great, now late, Leonard Cohen perform on his coming out of retirement to recoup the lost funds where his management company had ripped him off, while he was away in the mountains for 5-yrs. He gave an amazingly … [Read more...] about Are You A Creative?