Black-eyed Susan flowers
growing in the public garden across the road from Niagara Falls (Canadian side).
It’s a gloomy, rainy day around here. Hope the weather’s better where you are!
Got a text from my voice over agent the other day that I had an audition in central London scheduled for the following evening. A one-minute monologue was needed. After crunching out six on-line auditions, I did a little rummaging through my monologue collection and managed to come up with a beauty from The American Dream by Edward Albee. Did my best to learn it the next day in time for the auddy. Didn’t need it after all as the audition consisted of a screen test and acting via lines from the production company’s script. So … anyone who reads this … please cross your fingers, eyes and toes for me, for success in securing the gig (or something better!). And now, on to the next batch of auditions and v-over work gigs.
Found a great product from the Body Shop that promises to give one a feeling of instant alertness and energy (without caffeine!). I experimented with it last night & will use it a bit more. If it works favourably and consistently, I’ll tell more about it in a future blog on aromatherapy and voice over (though we all know — no strong scents in the v-o booth!). More research is needed first.
On hols, spent a stimulating 24 hours in Detroit hooking up with my childhood pal. The Renaissance Marriott is fantastic. It’s like a city within a hotel, and is right across the road from the lake.
There’s a fantastic “people mover” there that offers a really good, safe way to get an overview of the city when you’re short on time. It’s only 50 cents to ride it. We rolled around on its circular circuit snapping away. It stops at Times Square, Michigan Avenue, Fort/Cass, Cobo Center, Joe Louis Arena, Financial District, Millender Center, Renaissance Center, Bricktown, Greektown, Cadillac Square, Broadway and Grand Circus Park. You can find absolutely fabulous artwork on the station’s walls.
Other sights from the people mover..
and we visited the famous Motown museum
Changing the subject, the view from the CN tower in Toronto, Canada is marvelous.
Piccies, and more on that in the next travel blog!