Tag Archives: Culture

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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Sicily in Bloomsbury

One of the current exhibitions on at the British museum at the moment is “Sicily Culture and Conquest”.  The southern Italian island has been on my must visit list for a while, especially as my interest has been heightened by … Continue reading

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Underneath the Undressed Exhibition at the V&A

Okay so for the last 6 months I have been a bit busy and heading to exhibitions have really not been a priority in my life, however I now find myself in a position where I am attempting to get … 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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Although there is much to be praised; Why is the New Upstairs Downstairs not doing it for me?

It’s always dangerous to recreate a popular icon of culture; whether its fashion, film, music or TV. There are some things that are just too iconic and successful that regardless of who you get in to remake it, there is … Continue reading

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Sometimes it’s worth Endeavouring with some sequels and prequels.

When I hear the words sequel and prequel most of the time I find myself rolling my eyes and thinking oh dear, especially if the original was highly successful.   Those of my generation could probably understand this as all … Continue reading

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Could Kevin McCloud be the 21st century Octavia Hill?

14th December 2011 There is no getting around it; Britain is in the grip of a Dickensian styled housing crisis. I do have the upmost respect for Channel 4, who is usually more commonly known for catering to those who … Continue reading

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