Somewhere in a far away land

For most of the past two months I’ve either been on an airplane (I’m in one now), in meetings, or in a hotel room by myself. This wasn’t exactly what I expected when I decided to come back, although I knew that I’d be traveling some and I expected that there would be a certain level of intensity based on the volume of changes happening all at once. Now that I’m living this new (old) life, though, I’m discovering all the things that I didn’t anticipate and I’m trying to figure out how to be me again in my changed environment. I don’t know if that sounds like a straight-forward, easy proposition but as it turns out, it isn’t. I’ve always embraced change and am generally pretty excited about the possibilities for renewal that come with an unexpected challenge. But lately I have been feeling a bit at sea and I need to find some strategies for getting the support I need at work so that I feel more able to adapt with a positive energy. And I need to set some boundaries so that I have more time for living. That was one of the points of this move, so I need to make it happen.

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 […]