Pete’s Blog

I have done a lot of things since I wrote my last blog. One of them was - I’ve been in a production of Amandla! - A Life of Nelson Mandela.  It was in Leatherhead Theatre. I found it was tiring to keep my hopes up...

Today we are going on location to film a few scenes for "Death Squad" in a local cafe called BB's. I am changing my role from being the manager to being a villain. In the "Death Squad" I like to work with Victoria who plays Girly, my runner who...

The Mayor of Sutton has given me his autograph! So ends the story of my life over the past ten months. My care package is officially signed, sealed and delivered. I can settle down again … and get on with things....

Last Tuesday afternoon when Phil picked us all up, he said to me: "I have had an email to tell me that your Direct Payments have been authorised." One more signature to get me over to Sutton! I can't believe it. Nine months and nearly...

This year I want to make another film, about "The Life of a Trustee" (me).  I want to keep you up-to-date with Freewheelers - keep an eye on this page. Being a trustee (again! I accepted the invitation) I get to know the company, where...

I had good news: last Thursday Phil and me went to the pub for a Christmas lunch and on the way back Phil dropped me off at Cambridge Road and he said to me "I will keep you in touch about your situation". He got...

This morning we edited the Treloar film for our History project and I found it interesting. Sometimes I got lost because I didn't go to Treloar's. This afternoon we did an improvisation for the Police project and Gary filmed with the new camera to see how...

I had another session looking at Nelson Mandela's life which we want to do next year. Every week I learn a bit more about the story of Mandela, how he grew up in the Transkei, and so on. Coming on to myself: it's so long ago...

It's great to get back to the old days! This is another production about Nelson Mandela's life that we are starting on. It has been different working with Chris. I am used to Brandon directing, not anyone else. It's easier for me than doing a...