My Random Thoughts

Happiness is not just for today

Today, 20 March, is International Day of Happiness. Yes, I know what you're thinking: another meaningless commemorative day, like “Talk like a Pirate Day”, “Middle Name Pride Day” or “International Juggler's Day”. Does happiness really need a commemorative day? Surely every day should be a happiness day. We’d all love to live like that. Just … Continue reading Happiness is not just for today

Life’s a stage. Prepare for your next audition.

I wonder if there is a specific Acting School for those budding performers who want to play defence solicitors in detective dramas? You know them. They sit beside the accused, opposite Vera Stanhope, Endeavour Morse or Alan Banks. They are usually in a grey interview room, armed with a folder, pen and notebook. Dressed in … Continue reading Life’s a stage. Prepare for your next audition.