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Snog, Marry, Avoid: Romeo and Juliet, The Globe, SE1

Daniel Kramer’s production of Romeo and Juliet for The Globe’s ‘Summer of Love’ season opens with a powerful visual image: two women in labour, wheeled onto the stage on gurneys, bring forth from their fatal loins a pair of tiny child-sized coffins, covered in roses. 1,239 more words


Review: Skull

Number of players: 3-6
Playing time: 15-45 minutes
Ages: 10+
Designer: Harvé Marly
Publisher: Lui-Même
RRP: £17.99

Once upon a time, the story goes, biker gangs elected new leaders by stringing candidates to the backs of motorbikes and seeing who could hold on longest. 1,649 more words

Card Games

It’s not all tax prep …

While DH and I are pushing to meet the deadline, sifting through papers and tallying columns … we’ve done a few other things too.

I made a cute owl/crackle plate.  57 more words

Fused Glass

10/35 Week: Tim Haverman

For the whole month of April we’re doing special episodes of the podcast each week to celebrate my birthday. On this week’s episode Rob, Kevin, and I counted down our 10 favorite horror films of the past 35 years. 87 more words


Finding Oaxaca, with Clowns

My college friend Carolyn, with whom I almost got into lots of trouble many moons ago, recently visited Oaxaca for the first time with her husband Tom. 1,081 more words

Living Abroad

Beasts and Bones

In 2004 the William D. Cannon Art Gallery in San Diego, California featured Beasts and Bones: The Cartonería of the Linares Family.   The exhibit was over 70 papier-mâché  (or cartonería) figures either inspired by Mexican Day of the Dead Figurines (calavera) and companioned with (alebrije), mythical dragon-like, griffin, and gargoyle like creatures that look like they come out of the pages of a medieval grimoire. 257 more words

I use to...

I use to make these awesome Day of the Dead masks and I have hope to one day make time to again. When your passions are never ending time gets tight. Truly I do love these.