Tag Archives: Joanna Neary

My First Edinburgh Fringe Diary 1995 Twenty Years Ago Today – part 3. Fear Sets In

Fear sets in. It’s all right when you’re rehearsing in a small village hall and making each other laugh with ridiculously entertaining acting exercises (like the one where Nicholas Quirke, our director made me and Juls reply ‘no’ to each … Continue reading

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Cornish Bumpkin Braves London During August

All right? Apparently, according to Sheila from the Jolly Roger in Falmouth, if you want to go past Plymouth, you need to wear a bum bag under all your clothing and it’s thick fog past Bristol. Sheila went to Exeter … Continue reading

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Case of The Daunting First Page

I started a new sketchbook today so now I’ve got two on the go. The big one has my pottery designs in it, in case anyone’s interested. Pots to come. Page one of this new book is a terrible sketch … Continue reading

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Liverpool and Comfort Eating

This summer I went away from my son for a whole five and a half days. I couldn’t stop eating on the day I set off for LIVERPOOL We run into a friend in town who is as obsessed with … Continue reading

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Graphic Novel about Tea (Work in Progress)

On one of our summer love days, (a trip to the beach for a swim and then a jaunt around Bexhill-On-Sea), my cohort made the fatal error of refusing to accompany me for a cup of tea. Here, I try … Continue reading

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Latitude, Cricket, Style Update and Something For My Mum

YURTS It turns out* that Yurts have also been stolen by us Middle Class Ponces from other cultures. Along with Humus, Macramé and The Distressed Look. (The above bit is pertaining to the social things I’ve been doing this summer. … Continue reading

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Eddie Vedder’s Ukelele and Other Banes Of My Life

Is Marriage a competition? What will be in the next Bridget Jones film? And what is a Bombus Mega Bombus? I Spy Book Of Mum I’ve had at least 14 months of feeling like a cliche. I was almost definitely … Continue reading

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