… No one wants the responsibility. “Everyone wants a magical solution to their problems and everyone refuses to believe in magic” – Jefferson There are those who will talk till they get heard, they are those lights that burn brighter through no ambition of their own. Because their fire is that of justice, of peace, … More Everyone wants to change the world…
I was in my mid-twenties when I realized that nothing and no one but I stop myself from doing what I want. That may seem like a very strange thing to say, but it’s quite true. I’ve had this habit for most of the past decade of blaming the world and circumstances (beyond my control, … More It’s time to fill the blank page
I’m so excited to announce my involvement in this amazing production! The Last Equinox is a dark fantasy loosely inspired by Scottish folk legends and mythology. It is set within the fictional village of Artairhan. The villagers once relished in the legend that human sacrifice was a necessary tradition to stave off black magic – … More The Last Equinox
It has been a very long time since my last blog post. So what happened in January? Well, a lot is the simple answer. (The picture may speak for itself.) So here is a breakdown just for you: Firstly I became one of the inaugural members of the Tron 100 club which launched last month, … More Combat and scripts
I must admit, not a lot has been happening on any front the past couple of weeks but today I received a pic of SAGA in action at Acting Up! earlier this month. I had such a wonderful time writing, producing, creating music and performing in this piece with the talented mr James Robson. It … More Quiet days
I got challenged some time ago and while I ignore most of those, this is one I will accept, because today is the first day of winter and the stars are brighter than ever. So here’s a list of things I am grateful for: – Midnight strolls through sleepless cities – Milkshakes when it’s that … More Stars in the Night Sky
Last week was so incredible I’ve had to take a few days to just think about it and breathe. First off there was a masterclass in Greek Chorus work lead by the wonderful Judith Milligan, a renowned Leqoc practitioner and teacher. I’ve never been so tired nor so happy during a workshop before. In two … More Greek chorus and graduation times!
Today is a day of great news! My first play SAGA will be performed as part of Acting Up, an evening of short plays in Glasgow and I couldn’t be happier. SAGA is a short play, originally part of a practical research project for my Masters, and I am delighted that it now has a … More It’s time to Act Up!
It’s been a fantastic week and it’s only getting busier. I have a new website up and running, check it out on the link below: http://mariajones-official.com And I have been living out my time travel dreams on the screen, albeit in a very limited capacity but still. The short film in question is set in … More Time travel in cinemascope
There is no reason why my IdeasTap friends shouldn’t see what my Facebook friends see so here’s an old post from last month about one year as a masters student: This post is a bit late but I’ve had to take time to process it all. It has been one incredible year doing the MA … More One year on the MA CCT