The Theatrical Journalist

Improv, Comedy, Women, Melbourne and everything in between.

Monthly Archives: July, 2013

A series of snaps from London

To most Australians abroad, London is our second home. I loved London, and I’m sure to be returning next year on the way back from my journey through America. I … Continue reading

July 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Post-travel blues & how to beat ’em (a non-accurate guide)

I’m back at home in Melbourne, Australia. It’s 5:30pm and the sky is pitch black. It’s raining, and that rain isn’t drying the clothes from my travels that I’ve unpacked, … Continue reading

July 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

(Another) Idiot Abroad: Paris, the city of lurrrve & the Louvre

So you think you can France? A lot of people I know (particularly females, but I shan’t generalise) adore Paris – the idea of Paris – whether they have been … Continue reading

July 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

(Another) Idiot Abroad: Rome, the land of strappy sandals and camouflage print

When I arrived in Roma, I felt a little out of place. Perhaps it’s common when you travel to a place with a foreign language for the first time. I’m … Continue reading

July 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

(Another) Idiot Abroad: Rome

Rome is exactly what you expect it to be. Old. Beautiful. Terracotta orange, yellow, and crème coloured with black cobblestone roads in the interweaving streets. I do not recommend walking … Continue reading

July 17, 2013 · 3 Comments

‘Silver Linings Playbook’ and the changing face of mental illness

By Clarissa Woods This is the least timely review ever, but you know what? It barely matters. I saw the film rendition of Matthew Quick’s The Silver Linings Playbook less … Continue reading

July 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

(Another) Idiot Abroad: London markets

It’s 28°C in London today but it feels like 32°C. Unlike Melbourne where the heat is filtered through seaside winds and sprawling suburbs, London’s sun exposure and lack of wind … Continue reading

July 7, 2013 · Leave a comment