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Chekov

I’ve been away.  Not in the relaxed, slightly smug, ‘mid-winter escape to the Pacific’ kind of way I see slapped all over my FB feed – we all hate you sun-seekers just a smidge, by the way – nothing so glamorous or in the least bit warming.   847 more words

Children

The Work that We Do

Today I celebrate the work that I do!
I know.
There is a special Day set aside the first Monday in September to Celebrate our Labor! 1,200 more words

Gratitude

Country life& catching up

I started the summer by reading a beloved book and finishing some half-read ones. Its been a hectic few months and my attention span hasn’t been the greatest, nor have I had the time for reading that I would have liked. 662 more words

Artfulreader

Polished Revival: The Seagull

The Seagull

by Anton Chekhov, adapted by Torben Betts

Richmond Shakespeare Society, at The Mary Wallace Theatre

Review by Catherine Wilson

By kind permission of… 579 more words

Reviews

Frustrated Ambitions: The Seagull

The Seagull

by Anton Chekhov, adapted by Torben Betts

Richmond Shakespeare Society, at The Mary Wallace Theatre

21st to 30th April

Review by Mary Stoakes… 1,329 more words

Reviews

Joyful Monday ~ 25 Apr 

Three o’clock in the morning. The soft April night is looking at my windows and caressingly winking at me with its stars. I can’t sleep, I am so happy!

– Anton Chekhov, writer

Joy

Grand writing

There’s a risk, when putting words on the page, of drifting so far from the rhythm and style of everyday-speech, that we alienate potential readers.  Just to be clear, by speech, I don’t mean dialogue, I’m talking of general prose, and writers voice…like this piece, for instance. 359 more words

Writing