Do you love Christmas? How about travelling? Explore more about traditions in Tokyo with Freedom Chevalier.
Freedom on her labour of love: writing a novel. When I first started to write “Pundit” I had little idea about writing a novel. I had written plays previously and was somewhat familiar with the method of telling a big story (as opposed to a concise 5000-word short story), but I really had no clue […]
NOW really is the perfect time to start! We have all said it at one time or another. I’m too lazy. I’m too tired. I don’t have time. There are a hundred reasons to avoid working out. And, to a certain extent, they carry some truth. Today’s busy, fast-paced lifestyle leaves little time to invest […]
Retirement: the opportunity you’ve been waiting for? You’ve done the job you had to do. Now it’s your time to do the job you want to do....
Freedom Chevalier reports on “Shock Treatment” the long-awaited sequel to The Rocky Horror Show. The iconic Rocky Horror Picture Show, music, lyrics and book by Richard O’Brien, premiered at the Royal Court Theatre on 19 June 1973. It ran for 2,960 shows closing on 13 September 1980. Shock Treatment, The long awaited sequel will open […]
Why Freedom loves Christmas...
Elaine Stritch: everybody rise. I crossed paths with the redoubtable Elaine Stritch several times over the decades, each time more memorable and poignant than the last. She had that certain “je ne sais quoi” quality about her. You wanted to be near her because she made the moment more intense, more vibrant and alive; and […]
Joan Rivers Remembered – A Personal Reminiscence from Freedom Chevalier. When I first heard the news about Joan Rivers, my thought was this can’t be really happening. She was like your favourite aunt, someone you expected to always be there, offering sound, sage and sometimes completely outrageous counsel. She can’t be gone. No one else […]
Emmy Award winning Holland Taylor talks about her greatest accomplishment and giving one’s all. On January 14th, 2013 Holland Taylor celebrated her 70th birthday. Eight weeks later, her self-penned two-act play, ‘Ann” about the legendary Governor of Texas, Ann Richards opened at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre in New York City’s famed Lincoln Centre. It was […]
Liz Smith talks to Freedom Chevalier about life in the news. Liz Smith is 91 years old but still writes daily for several papers including the The Huffington Post. She describes herself as the “2000 year old columnist” and she’s been dishing on Hollywood’s famous and infamous for over sixty years writing for such papers […]
Freedom Chevalier brings alive the figure of Ann Richards, politician and feminist icon, whose warmth and words still inspire today. In 1991 Ann Richards became the governor of Texas, only the second female ever to take this position in 150 years. Ann Richards was born in Texas in 1933. She spent her childhood in the […]
Freedom Chevalier reviews Doctor Sleep by Stephen King. For my 13th birthday, my brother gave me his well-worn copy of The Shining by Stephen King. I stayed up all night to read it. Then I stayed up every night for the next week, too afraid to go to sleep. I kept thinking Mrs. Massey was […]
Meditation can be easier and even more rewarding than you thought but how do you learn how to do it?
Freedom Chevalier tells us why it’s worth heading over to Canada. 1. Starlight, Starbright Visit ‘Hollywood North’ (Toronto, Ontario) early September and perfect your stargazing. The Toronto International Film Festival features the best of world cinema. See Juliette Binoche, Marion Cotillard, Benedict Cumberbatch, Idris Elba, Hugh Jackman, Daniel Radcliffe, Meryl Streep, and others while shopping […]