The rape shook me like all the others had in the past and the brutality horrified me. But I was amazed at every one who spent time writing #Rip using her name as a hashtag. It generated more likes and retweets but little else. Nothing changes with silent marches and candle light vigils. New days share more horrors and past brutalities seem like minor infractions compared to the new senseless depravity that we are being subject to.
It was a world where all you had to beat was yourself…and then for those especially over-competitive souls , you had to beat your sibling or your neighbour and have the better car, the bigger house, the more glamorous vacation or be the first to marry! And then came social networks and filters andContinue reading “Don’t compare!”
Since I did my first professional play at 15, I got used to (well not used to…but got a taste of) criticism and labelling… Theatre was my salvation. It allowed me the freedom to be all that I wanted to be but come Monday morning, I had to return to reality and school and theContinue reading “#MoreThanALabel”
Today’s world is a PR world… a world built on perception and fantasy based in our own ‘virtual reality.’ Virtual reality is the new real world experience. And what you are perceived to be is what you are… Or is it? When we tweet “Love is what I am all about…” do we forget thatContinue reading “Virtual Reality vs. You”