All this talk of the writer in fear of the blank page I don’t know, I’m learning to love the blank page. Learning to leave more space, learning to enjoy not filling it too quickly. Okay, this isn’t the best example. I’ll admit that. But it’s proof I’m learning.
When I first saw the ads I wondered if it was real – some sort of deep-fake scam. You signed up and had access to classes with famous filmmakers, writers, musicians…yeah right! But then it started to make more sense, seemed legit. Why not? A friend visited one day, told me she’d recently signed up […]
Chilly Gonzales Re-Introduction Etudes Gentle Threat Chilly Gonzales is a great piano player – and someone who knows how to have fun with the instrument, to break down barriers, to welcome people into his world/s. He’s paired piano with hip-hop beats, he’s pared it right back to the sparse, Satie-like derivations – he’s done almost […]
My son Oscar is three – he’s got a Beatles T-shirt, a Sonic Youth T-shirt, he’s outgrown a couple of AC/DC (“AB/CD”) ones. He’s just been given a Ramones T-shirt. He carries around his CDs (“I hate your music Daddy, I want MY MUSIC!” – atta boy!) in a vinyl Beatles over-the-shoulder bag. There was […]