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Greystone Valley: Meeting Kay

The door creaked open. Sarah gave another groan. She was sure her mother had come into her room unbidden, determined to pull her off to a big breakfast and a busy day. 637 more words

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The first performance of the 2015 UK tour of Jonathan Harvey’s play BEAUTIFUL THING in the Patrick Studio Theatre at the Birmingham Hippodrome felt very special. 206 more words


REVIEW - Beautiful Thing (The Lowry)

Date: 13 april 2015
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Jonathan Harvey wrote Beautiful Thing when he was just 24 years old. The production first premiered in 1993 at the Bush Theatre and now this critically acclaimed award-winning play, directed by… 432 more words


Greystone Valley: The Fey

“Oh, these people love their tricks,” said Dax. The old man sat cross-legged, looking at the dirt rather than the small flying creatures around them. “They like to think they’re more clever than everyone else, just because they’re six inches tall and know how to fly.” 621 more words

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The Weirdness of Golden Age Batman

To somebody used to the grim and brooding modern Batman, Golden Age stories involving the Caped Crusader are fairly weird. From Batman’s occasional habit of gunning criminals down to the appearance of aliens and monsters every few issues, it’s safe to say that the Dark Knight took a few years to find his footing. 690 more words


Greystone Valley: Sarah


Sarah sighed as she snapped out of her imaginary world. She was still in Doctor Goldberg’s office, and only five minutes had passed. She sat up straight in an overstuffed chair and ran her hands across the legs of her blue jeans. 524 more words

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Greystone Valley: Feynight

In a world where ghosts, goblins, and other monsters are real, most people in Greystone Valley don’t feel a need to celebrate Halloween. Still, October 31st is an important day for inhabitants of the valley, for it marks the Feynight. 413 more words

Charlie Brooks