Tape When I was a dancer I loved tape. I taped everything. Shoes. Clothes. Taping toes, joints, muscles....any pain –tape its mouth shut! Tape seemed to afford the strength, the stability that my body somehow lacked. It was like I was literally holding myself together with TAPE! What would happen when the tape came off? [...]

By |October 18th, 2012|life story, performance, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Rip Tide

Just keep swimming just keep swimming that's what Dory in 'Finding Nemo' advises us to do.  Certainly when we are moving or making the motions of movement we feel like we're at least trying and 'getting somewhere'. Are we? In the case of a rip tide just keep swimming will lead to exhaughtion and eventually [...]

By |May 28th, 2012|life story, new fairytale|1 Comment

Tar Baby – You’ve been Tarred!

The ultimate story of stuck.  My babysitter is all in a twist about her new boyfriend and the more she writhed between wanting to tell him off for all his shortcomings and deceptions and and and...It all brought back so clearly my own tendency to puch that dumb tarbaby right in the mouth! But Ooooh [...]

When the Fire Goes Out

OMG the boiler is out again and I can't get it relit!  This keeps happening and I think it must be prophetic as I have had plumbers and the 'Heateam' from the manufacuter out...all scratching their heads and stroking their chins and sucking in their breath wondering what to do... When the fire goes out [...]

By |April 9th, 2012|life story, new fairytale|0 Comments

Subterreanean Woman

What happens after a 100 years sleep?  Supposedly you should've earned a kiss after 100 years (+ one day) and waken to new life and in the arms of the kissing prince and all the kingdom awakes and and all is happy and ... But what if the prince left you or you've been passed [...]

By |March 23rd, 2012|life story, new fairytale|13 Comments