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Interview: Alexandra Spencer-Jones, Action to the Word theatre company (SE6)

Last week I met Alexandra Spencer-Jones, theatre director and artistic director of Action to the Word company which is resident at the Broadway Theatre in Catford, South East London. 742 more words


Gruesome Prospect

In an extremely interesting, if at times gruesome, article in the New York Times, we read about cannibalism in various animal species — including among human animals. 564 more words

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Monthly Recap: January 2017

2017 will be the first time in years I have the whole year free to read as many books as I want, and I’m definitely taking advantage of it. 348 more words


Book of da Week: A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

O my brothers, what have we here? It’s A Clockwork Orange and, no, not the film! It’s Anthony Burgess’ brilliant novel – the Mancunian (where we’re from) wrote it in three weeks on a spur of the moment whim and, O my brothers, it’s a bloody marvellous piece of literature. 587 more words


A Horrorshow Read

One of my all-time favorite reads is A Clockwork Orange. If you’ve heard of this book, then you most likely know that majority of it is written in a made up slang. 879 more words

Book Review

The Rhythm of Reading

For a child from an extended family that loved both children and books, there is a sensory rhythm built into reading, an indulgence of words, pages that turn with a satisfying swish (or, later, a delicate onionskin crinkle), the voices that go with warm laps. 1,147 more words

The Art of Movies

“It’s funny how the colors of the real world only seem really real when you watch them on a screen.” -Anthony Burgess
#1 Movie In America