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And The Oscar Goes To...The Emperor's New Clothes! Oops, I Mean Frozen

I am an enthusiastic fan of animated movies. Granted, I live with three young children who have an impressive library of animated films, but that aside, I would watch these movies even if I were not in such good company. 980 more words

Baby Boomers

Silva Semerciyan: Playwriting, a Performance Art

Silva Sermerciyan has been adapting Hans Christian Andersen’s The Tinderbox for the Bristol Old Vic Young Company which opens next week. Her radio play, Varanasi… 704 more words

Pansy ~

Just living is not enough… one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.
Hans Christian Andersen



T Minus 127

As part of an aim to blog earlier travels before leaving for Tanzania,  the  Denmark Page is now live with content on our entire trip to Denmark. 19 more words


Literary Loch Lomond and the Trossachs: 14. Inversnaid

From Loch Chon follow the by-road to Inversnaid. The road joins the road between Stronachlachar and Inversnaid which was for long closed to any traffic except coaches between Loch Lomond and Loch Katrine which were used by countless tourists. 8,059 more words

Scottish Literature


Last week David Brooks wrote a great op-ed in The New York Times entitled What Suffering Does.  I encourage all to read it. We are preparing to enter into Holy Week. 486 more words

Crafting The Tinderbox with Luyanda Ngodlwana

Bristol Old Vic Young Company projects have always involved a rich mixture of talent and inspiration from the cast members to the creative team. One recent addition to this melting pot is the creativity from Luyanda Ngodwana of Handspring Puppet Company ( 688 more words