Monthly Archives: February 2016

The Callback

Like a Broadway ingénue, one audition wasn’t enough. The Dublin interview panel called me and one other person back for another interview. I didn’t have a second long-sleeved shirt, and I couldn’t wear the same one again. And I couldn’t afford … Continue reading

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The last post about interviews. I hope. 

In 1797, Samuel Taylor Coleridge was in the midst of writing a poem when a knock came on the door. The man at the door is known to history only as the Person from Porlock. The interruption caused Coleridge to … Continue reading

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The next one

I promise that I will stop writing posts about interviews. Soon. Because I will have a life again. Any day now. Honest. I have the Dublin interview tomorrow. And I couldn’t feel more differently about this one than I did … Continue reading

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Manc

Waiting in airport lounges is a lot like that week between Christmas Day and New Years. You’re not quite sure about what day of the week it is, what time of day it is, how many meals you’ve had that … Continue reading

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And another one

I feel a bit guilty for getting you all excited about the Manchester interview in my second last post and then bringing you all down again with my last post. Sorry for toying with all of you like that. I’m … Continue reading

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On the other hand

A few days ago, I excitedly posted about the interview I’d got for a job in Manchester. I was all a-flutter and was plotting and planning for my amazing Mancunian life. I googled Manchester acting classes and writing circles and waxing … Continue reading

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Good Monday

Today is a good day. I got paid. I have taken down two thirds of my Christmas decorations. Tonight is the night of the Iowa Caucus in the most exciting (and appalling) US Presidential election ever. Tonight is also the night … Continue reading

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