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getting to the cinema

I have managed to get my husband to the pictures twice this year already – first Paddington and now Three Billboards, outside Ebbing, Missouri which was enjoyable enough, but I did feel that it was a comedy that enjoyed the use of violence a bit too much centred around stereo typical characters.   216 more words

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girl from the north country

I dont usually like many west end musicals, but ‘Girl from the North Country ‘ is a delight all round, from the staging, sets, costumes, story and songs – its all beautifully delivered, the narrative entwined with the thoughtful yet ambiguous words of Dylan’s lyrics – some are well known, others are lesser heard songs, but all seem apt and meaningful.   170 more words

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monochrome

it may sound a bit dull, but monochrome art at the national gallery is quite interesting – it traces very early works that use black and white, or just one tone, rather than several colours – sometimes one part of the image is emphasised by just picking out in black and white, so the term ‘monochrome’ is quite varied.   41 more words

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paddington 2

just went to see this film – no children – just the two of us;  I was quite surprised that my husband suggested this film, but we both felt like seeing something light and this film has had great reviews.   54 more words

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alternative xmas trees

just to get you into the spirit – one of my favourite xmas tunes Santa baby – eartha kitt.

alternative xmas trees by the ever so creative mary mathieson.

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Degas and fitzwilliam

if you love the paintings of Degas, then you must visit the Fitzwilliam museum in Cambridge which is hosting a collection of his work, plus portraits of Degas by other artists;  it includes the famous sculpture of a l… 137 more words

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christmas houses

one of my recommendations this xmas holiday is to go to the geffrye museum – i havent been for ages, but its on my list of things to do.   325 more words

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