(this is another post I found buried which never got published. It’s from a few months ago “Your voice sounds tired.” it was an off hand remark after I was trying to vocally warm up at 7:45am before heading out the door to teach all day and do another performance of my show. How am […]
One of my portfolio of jobs is that I teach singing at the London College of Music. This is a three year musical theatre training programme and I teach students across all three years. The current graduating class started with me last year and I have been teaching them now for two years. This year […]
It’s raining, it’s pouring and this old man is (hopefully) scoring. Off to have a meeting with a young editor of a new, local online magazine. One of those ‘grand ambition, no budget’ type organisations. They had a post on Gumtree (or Craig’slist – I always get them mixed up) which was looking for young […]
I saw this sign on my way to teach the other morning and it made me stop and take a picture. I love that we need advance warning of when we will have fun, as if it’s somehow detrimental to our health or such a low priority that it needs to be scheduled into the […]
Social media is ridiculously important to performing artists. I spent the last year studying for an MA in Creative Entrepreneurship through the University of East Anglia. This was a fantastic year filled will learning of how to thrive as a creative business person. My dissertation was entitled: Keep the Conversation Going: 65 Social Media Strategies […]
Summer is a coming to an end. Today’s the final gig for Nonsuch at the British Museum. Musical of Musicals is over and I’m almost done my dissertation. I’ll be publishing material from my dissertation soon, so look out for it.
Part of being a creative entrepreneur is learning to work on the fly. I had a dentist appointment this morning at 10 followed by a coffee meeting at 2.30. There isn’t enough time to go home between these appointments so I am faced with about 3 hours to fill. I could window shop, sit in […]
It’s Sunday morning at 8 am. Most of the world is still asleep and I’m buzzing. This is the most creative time for me, when it’s quiet and I can hear myself think. I must use this time more often. When’s your ‘golden time?’
Harvest, a photo by h.koppdelaney on Flickr. I like the idea of the harvest as a symbol for sustainable creativity.