All posts tagged: Acting

Afro-Dite

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    “Wow….your hair is tough.” Those words ran through me sharply. Those words spilled out of my cousin’s mouth as her hand unwelcomely touched my hair, neatly braided in two French braids touched with a finesse of London rain. Her hair, resembles a Rastafarian Rapunzel, long, dreds, sleek, beautiful and black. Yet it baffled her why I would not want to do anything with my hair……but just keep it natural. No Braids. No Weave. […]

We Laugh, Cry and Bleed

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The world is on edge in so many ways at the moment. Which unless you have been in hibernation or someone who is living on cloud 9, it is hard not to escape the tension. It is not surprising that the Rio Olympics seems a little down played in comparison to the London Olympics. I mean this is the time when we should all be coming together and enjoying the world’s best athletes compete against […]

In a Marvel Universe

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  Comic books, since their existence have always been the staple way of entertaining a diverse audience. Often stereotypically associated with geeky white boys, the surge of comic books turned TV/ films has encouraged a new audience to discover the magic of this pop-phenomenon. It’s an exciting time in the entertainment industry, as this genre is an avenue with endless possibility!   I have always had a love an admiration for comic books. Sneaking into […]

Mirrors on the ceiling

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Gong Hei Fat Choi  – Happy Chinese New Year. Sorry it has been a while since I last decided to put some of my nonsensical thoughts to paper/ screen. But you know how it is at the start of the New Year; new plans, new regimes and new life = busy, busy, busy. Anyway I was inspired to write a brief post today having read an article on the recently deceased Philip Seymour Hoffman. The article […]

Swirl, Swirl, Swirl

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I’ve never been a TV person, in the sense that I find greater pleasure watching films than I do from TV programmes. However in last year and a half, I have become an addict, an addict to TV in particular to the holy grail of American TV. I feel like a traitor for saying such a thing; “holy grail of American TV.” Is American series actually the holy grail of TV?  As a British actress, […]

BREAK OUT….SHOCK OUT

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Suffocated. Smothered. Frustrated. Tired. Exhausted.  It is not easy being in an environment which caps your creativity.  Being around individuals whose main concerns include; ordering the right kind of cello tape or what colour of post-it notes to purchase. These are a few of the weird, boring comments I find myself overhearing, when working in ‘MJs.’ (‘Money Jobs’, jobs that you do when you have finished one freelance contract and looking for the next one…..jobs that […]

The Wonderful Power of the three C’s

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‘Well, the fact is that one imagination is critically important, and if you have had your imagination stimulated by what is basically a variety of subjects, you are much more amenable to accepting, to understanding and interacting with the realities of the world.’     The creative industry inspires, engages and expresses a vision which goes beyond the ordinary. Creators of work; artists, actors, singers, designers, photographers etc immerse themselves in the unknown. Thoughts are invested as […]

DON’T BE A SQUARE BE A TRIANGLE!

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Image taken from up and coming designer TypeA : http://www.typea-share.com  (This post has a very amateurish poetic feel to it, I am not a writer, just a blabber, a girl that asks many questions but never knows how to collate the answers. So for the love of god, please do not think, that I believe I am a writer! Hell no! Just a normal girl with nothing more to say, than words that mean nothing […]

I wanna be loved by you…

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“A career is wonderful, but you can’t curl up with it on a cold night.” Marilyn Monroe Being an Actor is a very weird, fantastic and frustrating, less of the later. There are not many careers in the world where you can be a Doctor one minute and a crackhead the next, be working as a receptionist one minute and jetting of to LA buisness class the next, because you have a Steven Spielberg film […]