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


        Just when I thought I had managed to get my sites down to one, I have had to create another one...this one is called: and it will house my films plus some other good shorts too, I hope.  It's not quite ready to go 'up' yet, but soon, soon.   You see friends much as I would love to make my films free for viewing..I CANT AFFORD IT.  There is a wonderful new programme called Pivotshare, created with the ...

Posted on May 26, 2014 and filed under My News & My Kind of People

Katharine Hepburn

This lady was definitely one of my kind of people.   Katharine Hepburn was talented, forthright, courageous, clevershe outsmarted the big Hollywood studios and she was funny.   For anyone seriously considering going into the acting business, you could do worse than read a biography of her life and work.   Kate, because that's what we all called her, when we were making THE LION IN WINTER, started her career as a shining star and ended it as a revered shining star ...

Posted on May 21, 2014 and filed under My News & My Kind of People

Vampire Generation

We have become the Vampire Generation!!!  It seems that if the blood of a young person........ preferably a very young person, is transfused into the body of an old person, it will rejuvenate that old person and make them younger again.   Now where have we heard this?   In endless horror and vampire stories, I think.  It all seems rather obscene to me, but who am I to argue with science and progress.   Progress?   Young blood, cloned animals, transplanted body ...

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Interesting People

Some of the most interesting people you meet in life are often complete strangers.  I have just come back to the US from a trip to London and had great conversations with people just sitting having lunch or on a bus.  Everyone has a story!  It’s easy to strike up a conversation with perfect strangers, in my humble opinion, if you are interested in other people. As an actor I am always seeing the possibilities in people as characters.  ...

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Off to the Sun Valley Film Festival

Off to the Sun Valley Film Festival this week, I am looking forward to it.   Our film THE DAMNED THING is an official entry and I hope to see old friend David Seidler (THE KING'S SPEECH) there, not to mention a couple of others.  My favourite person this week is ME.   I have been struggling with all the issues of trying to get stuff loaded on to the Internet, including the promo trailer for all 4 films that ...

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