Last night I had a read-through of my new stage show Intimacies, which goes into rehearsal in a couple of weeks. It’s an evening of two one act plays, both set in the near future, opening in early August at the Victoria Theatre in Devonport – my local playhouse. What with Russian Snark playing in cinemas round the country, my life is once again feeling dynamic and interesting! Because the reality for me, as for most writers and directors, is that most of one’s professional life is spent grinding away at scripts, waiting for word from funding bodies, nursing our fragile egos through the trauma of rejection, and generally trying to stay motivated through long lonely hours of introspection. But never mind that now – for the next month or two I’m going to make the most of being a social butterfly!