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Toyah’s Blog: April 2024

Toyah’s Blog: April 2024

HELLO THERE! I HOPE YOU HAD A FANTASTIC EASTER HOLIDAY WEEKEND. Here in Frippcox Land there has been an explosion of creativity, tidying, sorting, cleaning, repairing and FUN. Easter seems to allow everyone to order their lives. There’s a new practice I have started each Easter, I create a themed artwork as a gift to my hubby. We celebrate Easter, we celebrate Christmas too. The wonder of the...

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TOYAH’S BLOG: JAN 2016

TOYAH’S BLOG: JAN 2016

HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU ALLLLLLLLLLL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Hello and welcome, I am stir-crazy now. December was a realisation of a dream……I took the month off to travel and research and read plays. Fantastic! I have started writing HUMANS 4 as well as...

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TOYAH’S BLOG: DEC 2015

TOYAH’S BLOG: DEC 2015

Hello There! HAPPY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE! THANK YOU FOR MAKING 2015 ONE OF THE BEST YEARS EVER. Where has this year gone?! This has to be the fastest year ever. Time seems to be running ahead, dangling a carrot we cannot reach no matter how much...

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TOYAH’S BLOG – NOV 2015

TOYAH’S BLOG – NOV 2015

HELLO AND WELCOME! October has been a customary whirl of shows / travel / pressure/ demands / filming and joy! Finally I made it on set to do my very small part in LIES WE TELL. But I made the most of it. This was the largest budget film I have...

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TOYAH’S BLOG: OCT 2015

HELLO THERE!  The exciting news has just come in that the digital download release of DESIRE has charted on Amazon! AND ………….OPHELIA’S SHADOW AND PROSTITUTE have entered on iTunes download charts too. THANK YOU EVERYONE WHO MADE THIS POSSIBLE! This...

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TOYAH’S BLOG: SEP 2015

HELLO THERE! Life has so many gears at the moment! AAAAAAAAH! the movie has taken us all by surprise. Even the Hollywood Reporter is writing that it is an important film with major new talent and heaps of social comment. Having appeared in...

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TOYAH’S BLOG: AUG 2015

HELLO FROM THE HAIL AND RAIN IN PERTH!!!!!!!!! As I write this I am spending the weekend in Perth hosting and singing at REWIND SCOTLAND and I have never seen weather like it. Yesterday, Saturday, there was hail the size of small marbles, in...

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TOYAH’S BLOG: JUL 2015

TOYAH’S BLOG: JUL 2015

   TOYAH'S BLOG: JULY 2015 HELLO THERE! I am so excited!!!!! AHHHHHHH! will premiere at the FILM4 FRIGHTFEST on 28 August, at Leicester Square. The cast, myself and Steve Oram will be doing a Q&A at the opening. I will be popping up here and...

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TOYAH’S BLOG: JUNE 2015

TOYAH’S BLOG: JUNE 2015

HELLO THERE! Is there anybody out there doing research into how some people cannot be near electronics without them breaking? If you are out there and you need a live test human being who breaks phones, computers , car systems and cash tills just...

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TOYAH’S BLOG: MAY 2015

TOYAH’S BLOG: MAY 2015

HELLO THERE! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! TO EVERYONE WHO SAW THE HUMANS!  The last month has been thrilling. We tripled our audience, the band and the music were superlative, even if I say so myself! I wasn’t sure about going back to the 100 club after...

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TOYAH’S BLOG: APRIL 2015

TOYAH’S BLOG: APRIL 2015

HELLO THERE! RIGHT I AM BACK WITH THE WORLD, HAVING REACHED THE LAST PAGE OF GONE GIRL……WELL I NEVER EXPECTED THAT TO GRIP MY ATTENTION LIKE A VICE FOR THE WEEK, WHAT A STORY! THE HUMANS are now in rehearsals and we are all excited. When we get...

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TOYAH’S BLOG: MARCH 2015

TOYAH’S BLOG: MARCH 2015

HELLO AND WELCOME TO THIS MONTH'S CHAOTIC BLOG!!!!!!!!!! It is all happening in the FrippCox household this month. Bill Rieflin arrives to live with us for a month, to start King Crimson rehearsals and THE HUMANS tour. This means lots of home...

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TOYAH’S BLOG: FEB 2015

TOYAH’S BLOG: FEB 2015

HELLO THERE! THE HUMANS TOUR is getting closer and I am overflowing with excitement and anticipation. The USA last April was one of the best set of shows we have ever done and I know we are going to blow people away in the UK too. In March we will...

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TOYAH’S BLOG: JAN 2015

TOYAH’S BLOG: JAN 2015

HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU ALL! Well December has been a total surprise to me. Never is it quiet in the Fripp household, there is always some ripple effect travelling through the corridors. Three days after playing London Islington o2 I had eye surgery,...

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TOYAH’S BLOG: DEC 2014

TOYAH’S BLOG: DEC 2014

HAPPY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE! Am I ready for Christmas? In regards to socialising and entering the festive spirit …. ABSOLUTELY! But in regards to actually being set with all the Christmas shopping done, the Christmas cards sent and the store cupboards...

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TOYAH’S BLOG: NOV 2014

TOYAH’S BLOG: NOV 2014

HELLO THERE! This blog should be about how fantastic the new tour is, which it is. AND how wonderful the new set list is............ .....which it is but to be honest it has simply been a pig awful month punctuated by wonderful shows that have...

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TOYAH’S BLOG: OCT 2014

TOYAH’S BLOG: OCT 2014

HELLO THERE! HURRAY THE TOUR STARTS THIS MONTH! WOW! WHAT A MONTH SEPTEMBER HAS BEEN. I always knew September would be special after a call from Kate Bush’s PA in August inviting me to see BEFORE THE DAWN. Then after I was to fly to Philadelphia to...

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Toyah’s Blog: Sep 2014

Toyah’s Blog: Sep 2014

HIYAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHH! The trailer for the film AHHHHHHHH! Is now ready and Steve Orman came over to play it to Robert. As obscure as this film truly is, quite surprisingly it makes sense. Robert watched the trailer totally absorbed, up till...

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TOYAH’S BLOG: AUG 2014

TOYAH’S BLOG: AUG 2014

Hello and how are you? My life has become ever so slightly calmer. With August here most of my agents and management go on holiday which usually means I get a chance to read/ write/ study…….. until they get bored on the beach and start e-mailing me...

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TOYAH’S BLOG: JUL 2014

TOYAH’S BLOG: JUL 2014

HELLO THERE AND WOW! I apologise for the late arrival of this web blog……..it has been very very busy. Not only have I been full time on the film AHHHHHHHHH but I’ve had concerts too plus the phone keeps ringing with work for 2015. Non stop! ince...

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TOYAH’S BLOG: JUN 2014

TOYAH’S BLOG: JUN 2014

HELLO!!!!!!!!!!! Thank you for all your well wishes for little WillyFred the wonder bunny. He is the oldest bunny I have ever had. White rabbits tend to live for 6 years but WillyFred is now in his 8th year. He took a turn for the worse on the...

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TOYAH’S BLOG: MAY 2014

TOYAH’S BLOG: MAY 2014

HELLO THERE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! April was dominated by AMERICA. Learning THE HUMANS set whilst touring the TOYAH BAND and TOYAH ACOUSTIC was interesting. It taught me to keep my brain cells agile. I am determined to keep testing myself with learning...

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TOYAH’S BLOG: APR 2014

TOYAH’S BLOG: APR 2014

HELLO AND BOO! I am intrigued to read my husband's diary blogs on dgmlive.com where he regularly tells stories that I wait for him in the dark recesses of our home during the early hours to JUMP OUT at him, to scare him witless. What he never...

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TOYAH’S BLOG: MAR 2014

TOYAH’S BLOG: MAR 2014

HELLO THERE! It is thrilling to see the response to HUMANS 3. Thank you everyone who has downloaded the "STRANGE TALES" album which entered Amazon's Rock Chart at 26 today! The artwork is an actual photo not a constructed artwork. The photographer,...

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TOYAH’S BLOG: FEB 2014

TOYAH’S BLOG: FEB 2014

HELLO THERE……….YIPEEEEEEE IT’S FEBRUARY! Mr. Bill Rieflin arrived in the UK this week for the start of KING CRIMSON rehearsals. This means I have him on home turf and can make plans for the HUMANS and HUMANS 3. We have decided to make THE HUMANS'...

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TOYAH’S BLOG: JAN 2014

TOYAH’S BLOG: JAN 2014

HELLO THERE AND HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU ALL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Boy I am a little nervous and very excited. For the past two months I have been learning to high dive with Tom Daley for ITV’s SPLASH!. I started training whilst on tour with my band...

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TOYAH’S BLOG: DEC 2013

TOYAH’S BLOG: DEC 2013

HAPPY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE!!!!! WOW! 2013 has been one hell of a year, utterly life changing, utterly fantastic! It's been really great finishing the tour in London, with a stunning show and a wonderful crowd at the O2 Islington. Thank you everyone....

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TOYAH’S BLOG: NOV 2013

TOYAH’S BLOG: NOV 2013

HELLO THERE! Thank you to everyone who has supported the LOVE IS THE LAW TOUR. It has been a resounding success. The overall consensus being that the set list has been the best ever. This weekend we announce the dates so far for 2014. As you will...

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TOYAH’S BLOG: OCT 2013

TOYAH’S BLOG: OCT 2013

YIPEEEE IT’S SHOW TIME! It is a matter of days now until the first LOVE IS THE LAW show. Interestingly I already know the songs inside out. Whereas The Changeling took months to learn, Love Is The Law is still firmly in my head from 1983………..one of...

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TOYAH’S BLOG: SEPT 2013

TOYAH’S BLOG: SEPT 2013

HELLO THERE! Many times I am asked “Did you ever think you’d be doing what you are doing now when you where 19 years old?” It’s one of those rather tedious repetitive questions that gets thrown at you, that makes you grit your teeth and try to...

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TOYAH’S BLOG: AUG 2013

TOYAH’S BLOG: AUG 2013

HELLO THERE! About a month ago hubby and I looked around our home and realised we had boxed up belongings stashed away from two house moves …….14 years ago to be exact. This “stuff’ was taking up vital room. It is quite breathtaking that two people...

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TOYAH’S BLOG: JULY 2013

TOYAH’S BLOG: JULY 2013

Hello there! All last week Bill Rieflin (THE HUMANS) rested up at our home before playing at Glastonbury with Peter Buck and Robyn Hitchcock. We spoiled him rotten! Firstly we took him for high tea at Buckland Manor in the Cotswolds. Mr. skinny...

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TOYAH’S BLOG: JUNE 2013

TOYAH’S BLOG: JUNE 2013

HELLO THERE! Here I am learning the lyrics to SENSATIONAL, which is going into the new TOYAH set this year. AND can I remember them?!!!!!!! I wrote them but they wont go into my head. Having just learned 216 pages of dialogue for Hormonal...

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TOYAH’S LETTER: SUMMER 1990

Hi there! At last my solo album is finished, in the bag and delivered safe and dry! I'm hugely relieved as I've been making this monster for over a year now. I've never known so many things go wrong but that will be explained at a later date. It's...

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TOYAH’S LETTER: SUMMER 1988

TOYAH’S LETTER: SUMMER 1988

 'ello, For some reason that I can'y quite understand I have been rushed off my feet around the continent of Europe. Here's a few catch up notes from the last letter: * I haven't heard back from Joel Bogen, he was supposed to be writing some music...

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TOYAH’S LETTER: SPRING 1987

TOYAH’S LETTER: SPRING 1987

Welcome to the first Tellurian letter. I hope you all had a good Christmas and are having a brilliant '87. I spent Christmas finishing my new album. I had one day off, Christmas Day to be with my family. While you were recovering from overeating I...

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