Rosalie Ham | October 2014 - Rosalie Ham

October, 2014

October 31, 2014

I’m with Stanislavski

In my early twenties, I clung to a handsome boy on a motorcycle all the way from San Francisco to Houston, Texas, then to to Buenos Aires…and many more cities, …

October 22, 2014

Things will be different when she starts sewing

Sometime in 1950, Tilly Dunnage stepped apprehensively into the Dungatar fog from an idling Greyhound Bus – the one that travelled through Jerilderie when I was a kid. It …

October 21, 2014

Malcolm Turnbull is a d******

(I’m informed that calling the Minister for Communications names might get me into trouble so I’ve edited the below blog so that I can continue to post blogs. ) In the …

October 16, 2014

A conspiracy of pale ravens

Prior to her return to Dungatar, Tilly Dunnage spent years making couture for elegant customers in European cities. Tilly was vendeuse, then apprentice to Madame Vionnet, and when she retired in …

October 6, 2014

A blank canvas

I now realise that before I even arrived at Docklands Studios for costume fittings, the costumieres had consulted my head and full body shot, checked my measurements and knew my …

October 3, 2014

The Costume Department

Five years of Home Economics means that, as a cook, I’m quite capable. Four years at Drama School definitely qualifies me as an extra, but after my tour of the …