I’m constantly being asked to post news of various events on my blog, which misunderstands the fundamental aim of it: though some see critics as merely part of the publicity process, I sometimes (perhaps mistakenly) believe that we serve a higher purpose. We’re here, I hope, to provoke discussion and opinion, and that’s precisely what I try to use this blog to do. You can get news in lots of other places - including here on The Stage website, that this blog is part of. And I daily twitter on breaking news that I hear about, and provide links to other columns and stories that I find interesting.
On the other hand, if I’ve got something to add to the news element, I may find a way to introduce it here in this blog. Perhaps a peek into my weekend diary could provide the launch pad for offering the following bulletin board notes and further thoughts….