Category Archives: Litrature

Ballet Live 2017: Woolf Works

With 19 days until my manuscript deadline and a new job to find I should not be blogging and probably should not have gone to the Ballet live last night but dear reader I am very glad I did. For … Continue reading

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From Triumph To Disaster My Second Trip To The Globe

From one amazing experience last week, this weeks offering at the Globe and sadly The Taming o the Shrew did not even match the experience of last week. This modern take on Shrew although still set in Italy has the … Continue reading

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A twenty first century shake up of A Midsummers Night Dream

Taken before the show started L Brennan I think regular readers will acknowledge that I am not normally a fan of modern art or traditional art that has been messed with however every rule has an exception (like chocolate grows … Continue reading

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Orpheus – A Tragedy In A Bad Way.  

   After weeks of anticipation and frock buying and excitement Saturday evening finally arrived. What was I so excited about you may well ask. Well I had tickets for what I thought was the opera at the royal Opera house … Continue reading

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Ticking something off my Bucket list: Seeing Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap

I must confess here and how that I am a fully signed up member of Agatha Christies Fan Club. This is a woman who created the one and only fantastic Hercule Poirot and the marvellous Miss Marple! What’s not to … Continue reading

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The Merchant of Venice Revisited

The Globe’s season has started and therefore I have already indulged in the first of 2 trips planned this season. My usual rule is that I have to see 1 new play per year however I am starting to run … Continue reading

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Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol

Today, 17th December, in 1843, Charles Dickens’ festive classic, A Christmas Carol, was published for the first time. The first print was for 6,000 copies and they sold out by Christmas. Dickens had already had success with the Pickwick Papers, … Continue reading

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