December 2002

December 9, 2002

A little bit late this month, because there is so MUCH TO DO. Why does everyone want everything before Christmas? The work is non-stop, and on top of that I’m expected to go shopping. Never mind – the good bits […]

November 2002

November 9, 2002

Last time I wrote I was on my way to New York for the opening of Deborah Warner’s MEDEA, now touring the USA, and you still have a chance to catch it in Washington, between the 4 and 7th of […]

October 2002

October 9, 2002

By the time you read this, I will be in New York. I’m going out there privately to see my agent and publishers, and to say hello to a lot of people I know and miss. The excitement will be […]

September 2002

September 9, 2002

None of us will forget where we were on September 11 2001. I was in a hut in the Shropshire forest, without running water or electricity, cooking and keeping warm by a wood-burning stove. Only when I switched the car […]

August 2002

August 9, 2002

Some things are stranger than others. What is the spirit of a place and how does it change? I am writing this is my hovel, which I didn’t sell when I sold the main house. The hovel is wonderful and […]