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Writing: May 2006

  1. The Collection Rehearsals part 3

    Continuing with rehearsals. Lots of fruit malarkey and finally getting somewhere with my character.

  2. ‘Sanford Meisner on Acting’

    Notes on Meisner’s enjoyable and inspiring book.

  3. ‘Respect for Acting’ by Uta Hagen

    Notes on the book, which has been required reading for my Foundation acting course.

  4. More rehearsals

    Continuing rehearsals for our ‘The Collection’ scene, trying to work out my character.

  5. The Collection rehearsals

    I’m rehearsing a scene from Pinter’s ‘The Collection’. It’s going OK, but is proving difficult.

  6. London Review of Books, 20 April 2006

    Notes from this issue, including the cause of revolutions, modernism and Weegee.

  7. New York Review of Books, 9 February 2006

    Lots of quoting from a review of Jimmy Carter’s ‘Our Endangered Values: America’s Moral Crisis’. On the unintended consequences of anti-abortion, pro-life and pro-capital punishment policies.

  8. New York Review of Books, 12 January 2006

    Notes from this issue. A couple of quotes and a couple of links.