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

Adventures in the Screen Trade

THE “ME TOO” MOVEMENT

Hello friends...think it's time to address the Me Too movement and its implications.  This from over 50 years of my own experience in the business. Firstly it goes without saying that I do not support nor endorse the abuse nor exploitation of anyone in any business by anyone in power or control for their own gratification.   That being said, ours is a peculiarly seductive industry, where people will often ...

Posted on September 8, 2018 and filed under Just Talking!, My News & My Kind of People

THE JOURNEY CONTINUES…

Lets start with an old memory....Hemmings and me....I am happy to have found this picture, as it's a decent picture and brings back happy thoughts of the good times spent together.   David and I would never have lasted...we were both too young....he had a roving eye and I was struggling with a panic disorder, which lasted for much too long.   He was kind and patient, but once his career revived after a long dry spell, after hitting it ...

Posted on August 20, 2018 and filed under Just Talking!, Memories, My News & My Kind of People

THE FUTURE STARTS HERE

Just got back from this new exhibition at the wonderful Victoria and Albert Museum in London, near where I am staying. WE ARE ALL CONNECTED, BUT DO WE FEEL LONELY?    This is the first thing I saw and it struck me as apt in the increasingly isolated world we live in.   We are helped so ...

Posted on August 8, 2018 and filed under Just Talking!, My News & My Kind of People, Recent Projects

BLAZING SUN, RAGING FIRES AND THUNDERSTORMS!

Fires rage, sun blazes, forests burn, humans and animals wilt in this immensely hot summer. Greece and now California have been devastated by raging fires...will it take the oceans to boil, before we accept the damage we are doing to our little planet by global warming? By and large I am not a political animal...a coward if you will, who prefers to sit on the sidelines  and amuse my self watching humanity busily making a right mess of what we have ...

Posted on July 28, 2018 and filed under Just Talking!, Memories, My News & My Kind of People

LONDON LIFE -CONTINUES

  Last Saturday night, I sat almost nose to nose with very attractive Aidan Turner ( Poldark to you and me) as I watched him onstage in the play the Lieutenant of Innishmore, by the wonderful Martin McDonagh, he who wrote In Bruges and Three Billboards outside Ebbing Missouri I had a seat in the front row and enjoyed this play as much as anything as I can remember.   It is funny, dark ...

Posted on July 17, 2018 and filed under Just Talking!, Memories, My News & My Kind of People