When you are 15, and dreaming of it …

If you’ve checked out my About Me page you’ll know I’m a Broadway Baby – I love musical theatre and regularly steal borrow from the genre. Whether it’s naming my lead character Maggie Valentine after West End legend Ruthie Henshall (no, really – it’s connected!), or using the lyrical genius of Sondheim to anchor aContinue reading “When you are 15, and dreaming of it …”

I know why the caged bird sings

Long before there were Little Monsters and Beliebers, there were Lambs. The Lambily, as they are collectively known, are the devoted fan-army of singer-songwriter Mariah Carey, she of the 200 million albums sold, and the piano-worthy octave range. The Lambily are a big global Mariah Carey family (Get it? Lambs. Family. Lambily!), and the AustralianContinue reading “I know why the caged bird sings”

This nearly was mine …

It should come as no surprise that I am a romantic. Not the flowers and chocolates kind so much as the wrenching, fall into your lover’s arms kind. Make that the throw yourself, head-first, stupidly and ridiculously into their arms kind (even when they are not there to catch you). And it would seem thatContinue reading “This nearly was mine …”