The story of a Golden Globe nominated actress who’s done much of it and advice to those who want to do it!

Category Archives: Recent Projects

  Been a while since I put pen to paper ......just got back from good trips to Ventura, California (friends, sailing, meeting interesting new people) and Sun Valley...snow, old friend and the Film Festival. And now waiting for the final cut of About Andy (new short).  Yesterday we did pick up shots for the film.   The equipment used now is just amazing, where it took a crew of many, just for the ...
Posted on March 26, 2018 and filed under Just Talking!, Memories, My News & My Kind of People, Recent Projects
So, the Oscars have been and gone for another year and were largely satisfying and reasonably entertaining, with not a lot of surprises, but with well deserved wins. I was delighted that Roger Deakins won for best cinematography for Blade Runner 2049.....at last...about bloody time is all I can say.    He has done some wonderful work over the years and his win was overdue.  The most notable Brit to have won this Oscar is Freddie Young, cinematographer for three ...
Posted on March 6, 2018 and filed under Just Talking!, Memories, My News & My Kind of People, Recent Projects
“Acclaimed filmmaker Ridley Scott told young filmmakers Monday night that they had “no excuses” not to be able to go out and make a movie. Speaking at a special BAFTA: A Life in Pictures event celebrating his career, Scott said the availability of modern technologies, such as digital cameras and computer editing programs, meant many barriers to making a film had fallen and that if aspiring filmmakers really wanted to follow in his footsteps they should “go out and ...
Posted on February 22, 2018 and filed under Just Talking!, My News & My Kind of People, Recent Projects
  I am writing this in Ventura, California, where I wait for a call for an interview, a part, a job....usual stance....head in the clouds, feet on the ground.  In any case, whatever happens, I am happy to be here, staying in friend Rossi’s house, high on the cliffs looking out to the ocean. - wonderful views, sunrises, sunsets, the endless roar of the 101 Freeway now open again after the sad natural events of the last two months. And I ...
Posted on February 1, 2018 and filed under Just Talking!, My News & My Kind of People, Recent Projects
  Lunch with the grandchildren!   ........No..... this was just after lunch..... at a treat visit to the Apple store!  Think they are highly representative of today’s youth and are already overtaking us in the understanding of modern technology!   Just seen Phantom Thread, fascinating, imaginative with with terrific performances from Daniel Day-Lewis, pictured here( now nominated for an Oscar) Leslie Manville and an actress,  I ...
Posted on January 23, 2018 and filed under Just Talking!, My News & My Kind of People, Recent Projects