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Acting, Writing, Crew & Education Websites for the UK

I often get asked by fellow actors where I find opportunities for roles. When I was starting out a couple of years ago I had no idea, so I thought it was about time I summarised a list of websites and companies you can look into for networking, education and opportunities. Many of these are UK-specific, though some are also global. Some you’ll probably already know, while others you might...

The Epics of Gilgamesh

Central to the origin stories was Gilgamesh, the shepherd king of Erech. He was as strong as the savage bull, the most splendid amongst heroes and the most glorious amongst men. His strength was unrivalled and he had the most extraordinary good looks ...

Gamesmanship

To define it simply, Gamesmanship is “The Art of Winning Games without actually cheating.” But shouldn’t winning naturally follow experience, practice and determination? Quite often, but the lesser player can still win if he employs a little tactical Gamesmanship throughout the match. So many books have been written on the subject of games and the tactics of play, but so few...

On Fox Spirits

Wagaya no oinari sama (Fox Spirits)

Fox spirits occupy the same mythological niche as the faerie in Western mythology. They are beautiful beyond endurance, elusive, powerful, mischievous and vindictive. In Chinese mythology, the human form is the pinnacle of creation. All animals, and sometimes plants seek to achieve human form on their way to immortality ...

Tools of Witchcraft

This post is made as an aid to research for the stories I write, and for anybody else seeking the information. I don't profess to write it first hand, but simply collate a summary for reference ...

Pagan Feasts

Samhain – Hallowe’en 31 October; The Witch’s New Year Samhain is the Witches’ New Year. It is a time when the veils between the worlds are thin. This allows us to communicate with our loved ones who have passed on and our ancestors. We invite them to take part in our celebrations. Witches gather to celebrate the final harvest with family and friends. We leave out offerings...

The Here & Now

I’m working on developing a feature film – a supernatural thriller. You can find more about this on my production website. I am doing a script readthrough at Pinewood later in March for a TV comedy pilot. Plus the usual audition rounds of course. And my IMDb StarMeter has improved by 30,000!