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I'm an inconsistent artist, hugely distracted by life. I create in a variety of media including words, pictures, food and laundry. I do it because I can't seem to not. Sometimes it's fun.

Two legs good enough. One leg irrelevant.

15 May 2012


Listed in DAO’s job opportunities is an advert by Peut-être Theatre. They’re looking for a disabled male dancer/actor for their next Xmas show for children, a dance-theatre version of Hans Christian Andersen's The Steadfast Tin Soldier. The ad says: ‘In the story the tin soldier only has one leg and so, to honour the story, we are hoping to work with a dancer who also only has one leg.’ I am wondering who will respond. I daresay some will jump (hop?) at the...

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