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Why love if losing hurts so much....the pain now is part of the happiness then. A truncated quote from Anthony Hopkins....rings true in my ears.   Love is on my mind on this last day of 2016...the romantic, the familial, friendship....all love.   Its the one emotion that gives our lives vitality, meaning, however painful it can be.   We have lost many good people this year and the pain of losing them resonates with those closest to them and with those ...
Posted on December 31, 2016 and filed under Just Talking!, Memories, My News & My Kind of People
  Been relaxing a bit after Macbeth, missing doing it and still find myself saying lines every now again. It always takes time to come down from working up to a performance like that, slow the adrenalin and deal with the reality of life after! However I am lucky with great friends and this last week as been varied and entertaining. I spent a long weekend in Suffolk with my closest friend Jenni at her house there, what a beautiful county ...
Posted on December 1, 2016 and filed under Just Talking!, Memories, My News & My Kind of People, Recent Projects
After the Magic Lantern Festival screening of THE LION IN WINTER on Sunday in Ketchum Idaho, a friend asked me how it felt to watch myself in movie, made so long ago and looking somewhat younger!   I replied it's interesting, but not easy.   When I appeared as Vivien Leigh in the one woman play VIVIEN LEIGH, A PORTRAIT, in Atlanta some years ago, Vivien speaks about how hard it is to watch yourself, as you were so many years ...
Posted on September 24, 2016 and filed under Just Talking!, Memories, My News & My Kind of People
  A little bit of the past coming up, with a screening of THE LION IN WINTER at The Magic Lantern Cinema in Ketchum, Idaho…next door to Sun Valley!   This will be on September 18th for the start of the Film Festival, being held there that week.   They have kindly invited me to come along and chat a bit about the film, the making of it and take a few questions afterwards.   I am happy…I love talking about the film, ...
Posted on August 22, 2016 and filed under Just Talking!, Memories, Recent Projects
Went to the Idaho premiere of JASON BOURNE last week and had the pleasure of chatting to Matt Damon for a short while.   He lives up to his reputation of being one of the nicest people in the business. I met him first in Berlin some years back on the set of the Bourne film, he was shooting then and liked him then for his intelligence and genuineness. He  hasn't changed.   I have been a fan of his acting ever since ...
Posted on July 26, 2016 and filed under Just Talking!, Memories, My News & My Kind of People