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Rhiannon Vivian   Happy winter solstice! A time where we try to hibernate as much as possible, stay in and do less. But ironically also a time where we don’t get to hibernate at all, go out a lot (‘ARE YOU COMING TO THE CHRISTMAS PARTY?’) and do more. A lot more. Travel, work ‘do’s’,...
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I was made aware that it was International Mountain Day on Saturday. I have done precisely zero research as to the intent or context of International Mountain Day, but funnily enough the very idea of standing at the foot of a mountain is enough to get me thinking a lot about the mountainous tasks that...
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It’s that time of year again. Yesterday we put up our Christmas Tree. I love doing this! I love the shift in gear towards the festive season and how it makes me feel. This is the 41st time I’ve seen a Christmas, and every year a tree is in the house.  A. Tree. In. The....
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A Retreating Look Back (at MIR21 Photos)…   Hello there. You may have heard that we had a bit of a fun time at the annual Maydays Improv Retreat this year at Ashorne Hill. Well, not content with word of mouth, I brought my camera with me and took snaps of as many shows, classes...
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Corporate improv and why we shouldn’t call it that.   There is a business park* around the corner from my house and whenever I walk through it I have a good old chuckle to myself about the names of some of the companies:    Quadrant Systems – Are the systems in quadrants or for quadrants?...
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Podcasts made me an improviser, and improv made me a podcaster. By Edmund Fargher. Improv has become a turning point in my personal journey that I never saw coming. It changed the shape of my career. It changed the way I interact with people. It might seem like a trite sentiment, but improv has changed...
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Brighton Improv Drop-in classes updates   It was our Brighton improv drop-in run by John that was the spark that started the Maydays back in 2004. The Thursday drop-in was the very first of our classes that we took online so it only seemed right that it was the first class we brought back after...
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Noted! by Mayday, Liz Peters I have a collection of notebooks. Well-loved, well scribbled, both messy and neat depending on which flavour of me grabs them in any given moment. Over my lifetime I’ve filled notebooks of ramblings; notebooks that have documented adventures through jungles and deserts; notebooks for trying to understand my own psychology;...
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