A Tribute to Carol Burns

By Kate Foy

Last night there was a gathering at the Playhouse Theatre to honour the memory of a great member of the artistic community. I was one of many who spoke of Carol’s life in the theatre, and of our friendship which began as young actors in the founding years of Queensland Theatre Company. This is what…

Stirring

By Kate Foy

About time I got back to some writing here … have started to miss it lately¬†… tidying, editing, and archving happening

Alone again … naturally

By Kate Foy

Just realised … it’s the first time in a month I’ve been on my own. Feeling just a little discombobulated. Travel can do that to you.

Reviving the blog

By Kate Foy

The last time this blog got any attention was over a year ago … and how time has flown. What was once a busy blog site has become one of those abandoned, archived, lonely corners of the great web. I’ve been working harder at another, niche blog – Greenroom – and using Tumblr and Posterous…

… of drought and flooding rains (Part 3)

By Kate Foy

This is something of a coda to my earlier couple of posts with the same title. Last night I read My Country during the Road to Recovery concert held in a paddock at the tiny township of Murphy’s Creek, outside Toowoomba. This was one of the settlements devastated during the flood on January 10, 2011.…

On telling tales and mythbusting

By Kate Foy

The Toowomba community, of which I am a part, is in a kind of collective post-traumatic state right now. I am sure we are not alone, and that other places are going through the same ordeal. It’s understandable, given the events of this past week; the horror began here last Monday with a deluge that…