Falling into Wonderland, Through the Looking-Glass

As I child, I hated Alice in Wonderland, I remember having nightmares after watching the film and couldn’t bring myself to read the books. It just combined my worst fears, not being able to go home, abducted by strangers who were prone to explosive rants and selfish behaviour and a grinning cat.

Life is surprising, getting older has helped me develop a new found appreciation for things I once avoided; green olives, avocados, people and of course the Alice in Wonderland books. I devoured ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’, the sequel ‘Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There’ and have yet to read a book that so accurately describes my thoughts on the future and what it may hold for me. Continue reading “Falling into Wonderland, Through the Looking-Glass”

Yesterday, people all over the world were getting involved in Love Theatre Day, sharing what theatre means for them and why they love it so much. It was a fantastic way to get a glimpse of the immense hard work that goes on backstage and highlight the heroes that deserve a standing ovation too. If… Continue reading

That Rainy Afternoon

Safe inside, toasty warm, while water pitter-patters on the roof…
We don’t notice the rain, softly, quietly falling, we are more preoccupied with getting things ready for tomorrow, putting away the laundry, cleaning the house from top to bottom, making beds, doing homework and grumbling all the way to our parents. It’s supposed to be SUNDAY, no school, no work, this was our mantra my sister and I. Continue reading “That Rainy Afternoon”