There’s no instruction manual


I lost count of how many times I heard those four words after my daughter was born. And it’s true. There’s no specific instruction manual for this precious make and model of human. No specific guidelines to help settle, feed, change and love this particular baby. But there is a glut of general information about parenting out there and available across so many channels – flyers, the radio...

My thoughts on RANTS IN THE DARK: A play by Emily Writes


You know it’s great theatre when you alternate between raucous laughter, sobbing and sitting in complete silence within the space of two hours. You know it’s great theatre when you can relate so much it hurts, yet, feel real pain for something you haven’t experienced. You know it’s great theatre when the writer steps on stage and everyone gets on their feet to show their...