Throw enough ideas and some stick

I sit here currently, watching a rerun of Louis Theroux’s weird weekends (one of his early ones meeting the right-wing American survivor nuts, like charles Ng and Leonard Lake but with less humour), and enjoying where my life is currently leading. I mean, where it’s going when you remove work and many other serious boringContinue reading “Throw enough ideas and some stick”

Theatre is the best medicine

Yeah, that’s right, laughter can go suck a dick because making theatre is by far and away the greatest form of medicine known to man. And I realised this past weekend just how much I had missed it, and more importantly missed the insane, wonderful, brilliant people that make it with you. Now, as aContinue reading “Theatre is the best medicine”

My Week – From North Korea to John Wayne Gacy

I am fairly used to having odd weeks – when you are an Unwin you find that the weird is very common and needs embracing, otherwise it kills you in hilariously embarrassing ways. But this week was something different, and because I’m a very kind and giving chap, I thought I’d let you know whyContinue reading “My Week – From North Korea to John Wayne Gacy”

NaNoWriMo and Why it’s bollocks

NaNoWriMo is, for those of you who don’t know yet, National Novel Writing Month. Every November thousands of budding authors set down in front of their key boards and have exactly one month to write at least a 50,000 word novel, which is roughly the length of the Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, or aContinue reading “NaNoWriMo and Why it’s bollocks”