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[29 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 6,983 views]
Curtis Sittenfeld, “Sisterland”

Slightly alternative subject matter for this very very readable fiction that includes characters and situations you grow with. Enjoy.

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[4 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 1,209 views]
Alexandra Horowitz, “On Looking”

Want to find out about all the things you’re not experiencing everytime you step out of your front door.? Read on…

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[9 May 2013 | No Comment | 1,040 views]
Hunter and the Bear

grrr

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[4 May 2013 | No Comment | 3,401 views]
Lana del Rey

we put down the video games, went off to the races… there were no blue jeans or national anthem.. but we didn’t feel born to die either.

:)

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[21 Feb 2013 | No Comment | 1,106 views]
Charlotte Rogan, “The Lifeboat”

While everyone else is reading Life of Pi, get yourself stuck into this.

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[14 Feb 2013 | No Comment | 3,877 views]
Cirque du Soleil

Performance of the properly well known, properly popular ‘alternative’ circus at the Royal Albert Hall. Unreal.

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[16 Jan 2013 | No Comment | 1,352 views]
Sleeping Beauty

Sadler’s Wells is a reasonably contemporary theatre and Matthew Bourne is the contemporary choreographer so we were prepared for alternative production elements. Admittedly there was a transvestite evil fairy, a gothic disco, a tent, a flying puppet child and a blindfolded dream sequence, but I would otherwise describe it as one of the most accessible and enjoyable ballets.

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[27 Dec 2012 | No Comment | 883 views]
Isabel Allende, “Of Love And Shadows”

Blimey, Allende’s a genius. She’s a Latin D.H.Lawrence, a modern Garcia Marquez, a less fictitious Ruiz Zafon. This story weaves together the lives of different families that span distinct class, political and religious preferences.

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[6 Dec 2012 | No Comment | 14,435 views]
Kiss Me Kate

A lively, production with lots of familiar and fun parts.

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[1 Nov 2012 | No Comment | 1,092 views]
Roger Deakin, “Waterlog”

Some of the best metaphorical writing I have read for a long time:

“The restless Dorset sea fondles and gropes at the rock-shelf like a lover’s hand sliding up a stockinged thigh … and when the tide is up the snowy waves shampoo over the rocks and waterfall off its seaward rim.”