March 18, 2015

 

First things first: WHY HAVE I BEEN SO SHIT AT WRITING?
 

It's 7.04 am when I start writing this. I am sitting at my parent's kitchen island, hunched over with a coffee in hand. I've been up since 5am (damn jetlag).  I couldn't stay in bed any longer, and I knew I had...

March 6, 2015

 

The weather has taken a turn here in Adelaide. It seems apt as the sky corresponds very well with how hungover I am... always moggy and slightly grey in the morning, but eventually it clears to lovely bright blue , before then darkening slowly and getting chilly once...

March 5, 2015

 

Radelaide!

 

Next week I'm doing 5 extra performances of ‪#‎BeingBarbarella‬ at Adelaide Fringe at The Producers in the Garden at 7.30pm (10th-14th March).

 

In order to help sell out the show to lovely people I am offering 2 Free Tickets to anyone who is a...

March 2, 2015

It's midday. I am sitting at my desk in Adelaide and I'm about to start writing a huge array of postcards to people all over the world who wanted one (via twitter/fb and my website)  - If you want one, contact me via my 'contact' section on this website.

 

It's surreal a...

March 1, 2015

It is now 2:09 am on Monday. The fringe is halfway over for me, the days and nights are speeding up, the freckle count is getting higher and the notion of returning to the foggy dampness of the UK fills me with the same melancholy that you get when your summer holiday...

February 27, 2015

I've gotten terrible at writing every day. No excuses except that Coopers Ale is strong and when I'm not gigging I prefer to sit outside with the other comics rather than in doors near the luminous screen of my manipulative hypnotizing laptop.

 

It's midday on Frida...

February 23, 2015

This blog is a bit late in the day, the reason being that I have rarely been in my room long enough to blog. Instead I've been powering around Adelaide - on crutches, but still, powering. I can move incredibly quickly now, like a mildly drunk Kangaroo with a jetpack on...

February 20, 2015

Good morning!

 

I have woken up immensely happy... and i've had TWO coffees. So I am on FIRE!.

 

Also, last night I completed one of my main dreams: Getting a disco rickshaw. I have ALWAYS wanted to ride in one, so at 3am, leaving the Arts bar with my crutches and $10 to m...

February 19, 2015

Right, first thing's first, I haven't had my ritual cup of coffee yet so I am writing this with effectively the same brain power as a zombie. The problem with festivals are the late nights. I forgot to factor these in. Up until 3am last night at the Arts Bar, I forgot...

February 17, 2015

I write this on codine.

 

I am spending this afternoon in my flat getting better aquainted with my new best friends for the next few weeks: Crutch 1 and Crutch 2. I'm now going to have the henchest arms in Adelaide.

 

Guess which goon chose to be all clumsy and break all t...

February 16, 2015

HEALTH

 

Trying to cut down on the amount of alcohol I drink, and Adelaide has provided the perfect alternative to not drinking.

 

Icecream. 

 

Why don't the Brits sell icecream in pubs? The Australians have really cottoned on to a great idea here. 

 

It is cheaper, more colou...

February 15, 2015

Half one in the afternoon. It's fourty degrees, I am hovering in the shade like a vampire. My arms are now a constellation of freckles and my feet are the colour and shape of inflated blistered red peppers. Someone stupidly forgot to put suncream on their feet yesterda...

February 13, 2015

 

It's Friday the 13th.

 

The official day of the Fringe opening.

 

An exciting day. A nerve wracking day.

 

There is a parade, a launch party and lots of performers gathering, prepping for a month of epic flyering, performing and drinking.

 

It's like Freshers week all over ag...

February 11, 2015

I should have written last night, but no word of a lie, I sat up in bed, with my laptop, at about 9.30pm Australian time and that's all I can remember. I woke up at 3am, lying in the same position with my laptop. I had conked out with post-show exhaustion. Now I was en...

February 10, 2015

It's 00:18am on the 11th of Feb. I fly in 12 hours to Adelaide.

 

My first official day in Australia was pretty overwhelming.

 

In my 23 years, despite having travelled to places such as LA, South Africa, Alaska, Croatia and Cyprus, I have never properly travelled around a...

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