A Thank You, and the obligatory Best Of Worst Of lists
o everyone who has supported me and my blog and my other writing this year: thank you. This year has been truly magnificent, and getting so much respect for my writing has played no small part in that. When I decided to not pursue my Honours degree I knew I was making the right choice; I could have never grasped just how right that choice was. To everyone who has read, commented, subscribed, or talked to me about something I’ve written, you blow my mind. To the companies and artists in particular who have taken me on as part of the community, in my strange hybrid of administrator / writer / reviewer / blogger / fan, I am eternally grateful.
Even those of you who have given me bad feedback, the overestimation of the impact of this blog warms my cockles. Those of you who got here by searching for naked pictures of actors or Plain Janes, you creep me out a little and don’t get my thanks, sorry.
After much hemming and hawing over how (and if) to do a Best/Worst of The Year, I eventually decided to just go for the traditional top and bottom five. Not necessarily the best and the worst, but in a completely subjective analysis my favourites and my biggest disappointments. I loved 54 of the 88 productions I saw, and most of the rest leaned towards the love over the hate side, so it’s been a pretty fine year.