Home again, briefly

Yesterday I arrived home from Evora, Portugal, where I had spent a week with 13 of my CTP undergraduates and one of my colleagues. We were performing in a festival called Writing on the Landscape (Escrita na Paisagem), which typically runs for three months every summer. This year because of budget cuts the festival was […]

Translating PANTS! to fit our space

Yesterday, we had to move hotels for one night because the hotel we’re primarily staying in was completely full for the night. Our hosts helped us to move to an old building that is partially a hotel and partially still functioning as a seminary. It is a grand building with terra-cotta tiled roofs and white […]

Tomorrow: Portugal!

Tomorrow, I am off to Evora (Portugal) with thirteen of my students from MMU’s Contemporary Theatre and Performance BA (Hons) degree. We are bringing out show PANTS! to a festival of work from around the world. Details online here. We’re really lucky that the university is subsidizing this trip by contributing funds for each of […]

Reach Out and Touch Someone: Technology and the Promise of Intimacy : Complete Draft

Thanks to Hassan, Allie and Brian for your feedback on this so far! Here is a full draft of this bad boy. A few notes for anyone reading it: I need to add the page numbers for the Farman quotes. I left the book at my office so will need to do that later this week. […]

Flare Weekender, Victoria Baths Vintage Home Fair, and the MCR Day Parade

It has been a busy weekend as usual – I spent Friday hiding from the world and recovering a bit but then on Saturday I went to the Flare Weekender, curated by my MMU colleague Neil Mackenzie, and then today I went to the Vintage Home Show at the Victoria Baths and then the Manchester […]