This month, with a very heavy heart, Featherston must say goodbye to Heather Kary, our community centre’s terrific, indefatigable manager! For over three years now, bar a little break to have her gorgeous daughter Hannah, Heather’s dedication, energy and community spiritedness have made sure that the community centre is a warm and welcoming environment for … More July’s Featured Folk – Heather Kary, Featherston’s Community Centre Manager
It’s not every day you can say, “My boss has published a children’s book!”, unless you happen to work for Lynley Dodd, that is. But I’m proud to say my boss, Phil Percy, has, so I can! Phil, who by day runs his own resource management firm, Perception Planning, has very recently published The Old White Truck, … More New Fiction for Kids – The Old White Truck
Well, after 13 weeks or so of intense rehearsal that special time in every radio actor’s (daaarling!) life has finally arrived – the recording! Our cast of twelve went into the studio to record the first portion of Dylan Thomas’s seminal play on the evening of the 10th July, under the brilliant direction and guidance … More Under Milk Wood – into the Studio!
Something old, something new, and, as I can’t seem to wean myself off the folk, a fair bit of fiddle! Thanks to Rebecca Landman, my faithful UK listener, for introducing me to Laura Marling, and also to our friends the Neilds in Worthing, UK, who shared Gotye with me this month – no, I’m not … More July’s Playlist… what a lot to look forward to!
Ooo, life has been busy in the Cooper household, what with me returning to work, and having more Under Milk Wood rehearsals and recording sessions that you can shake a stick at, so no interview this month I’m afraid. But, don’t let that put you off. Sit back next Thursday at 8pm, and relax and … More In this month of July….