Writing versus Posting?

Surely writing has been in flux and evolution since our earliest etchings, and the advent of the internet has only ushered in yet another transformative epoch to the practice. So how does the post-to-share structure of social media change the act of stringing words together? I am wondering: is there a difference between ‘posting’ and …

‘Never Ever Leave The House Without A Book.’

‘Never Ever Leave The House Without A Book.’ The acronym for this motto isn’t pretty, but the more time one spends reading books the less time one has for worrying about respectable hashtags. #NELTHWAB = #MBTLT (‘More Book Time, Less Timelines’) 📚

Live theatre as co-creation: how to produce a 2.9 kiloton explosion on stage

At a panel discussion at The Grand Theatre on Thursday, playwright Trina Davies said that the distinctive difference between theatre and film is that the experience of a live performance is co-created with the audience. At the movies, the actors don’t know you are there. There is no relationship whatsoever. In theatre, the experience is …

Judging the Guy with the Blackberry

An inter­est­ing moral­ity is devel­op­ing around the pub­lic use of mobile tech­nol­ogy: There is an indi­vid­ual, madly typ­ing into their small elec­tronic device, seem­ingly aloof to every­thing around them. Are they dis­con­nected from the real world? Are they miss­ing out on human con­tact with their imme­di­ate real­ity? And here’s the emo­tional jugu­lar: does their use …