Hyperbaric Ultra-Humans

Alright, that was an embarrassing conversation that I’m going to try to forget. Kathleen was saying how she wanted to get a portable oxygen chamber, Melbourne has a few places that sell them. It’s for her son because it would help him with sport. I probably shouldn’t have asked but was curious if that was legal, …

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No Hair Mercy

You know the worst thing about being a performer? Getting your hair messed up under your mask. Like, stealing around in the shadows and dancing around is super fun, and black is so my colour, but we have to wear these dumb masks that make it, like…’oh, you spent an hour on your hair? Well, …

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Perfectly Laundered

I’ve never met anyone who’s as much of a perfectionist as my brother-in-law, Terry. Let me give you an example. He’s got the most incredible house – I mean, nothing ultra fancy, just an extremely well appointed and beautifully finished home in excellent condition. He’s got imported tap ware, designer appliances and an outrageously good …

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Regards, to Aluminium

Sometimes a TV show just reaches deep inside your heart, takes hold of all your emotions and never lets go. I will admit that not every single program in existence is a total masterpiece; no art form is perfect! I watch a lot of them to critique, or just enjoy some harmless fun or silly …

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Kindness to Insects

As a mother, and an environmentalist, and also someone with a healthy sense of scepticism surrounding modern medicine, I have to say that some roles really push me to breaking point. Last year we did Andy-Boyd Snebber’s production of ‘Gnats’, the one about the farmers in the midwest experiencing an unusual plague of crop-eating insects, …

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The Belgian Capybara

They want me to make glass? Oh, I’ll make them glass…the most powerful, unbreakable glass in the world. Except that’s what they actually want me to do, so…drat. I need to find some other way to thwart the higher-ups, without compromising on my genius or drive to succeed. I could never intentionally do a bad …

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New Era Design

Where do you go when you want to do interior design, but you feel like homes are just SO last century? I really do feel like homes peaked in the 1980s or so. All contemporary design- or ALMOST all of it, anyway- is just a lot of grey with impractical pillars everywhere. And fair enough; …

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