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Quick Fire News: Michael Jackson Musical, West End Live and more

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Saturday Sondheim: Time falls apart (1)

So in last week’s Saturday Sondheim: I looked at the idea of knowing things, and what the cost of that is for the characters who learn things but pretty much always have to deal with the ambivalence that leads to.  1,082 more words


Saturday Sondheim: I Know Things Now

Over the next few weeks, I’m going to explore some of the key themes in Sondheim songs and address the ways in which Sondheim returns to certain ideas or dramatic plot points. 1,338 more words



A garden folly is something that is placed/constructed in a garden to cause the viewer to pause. It’s an architectural feature of a garden. I think “gazebo.” Then, think far more creatively. 64 more words


Shelled at dawn

It was a dramatic day for Percy Spencer.

22 May 1918

Shelled at dawn. Doe & I dressed hurriedly as we were getting a lot of backwash. 45 more words

News From The Front: The Grim Reality Of War

"I wonder what England would say to a dozen tanned fellows nonchalantly stripping & dressing up in feminine attire"

Percy Spencer told his sister Florence about the cross-dressing entertainment on offer behind the lines.

May 22, 1918
My dear WF

Letters do take a long time these days. 243 more words

Life On The Home Front


I don’t know how I avoided posting this one for so long but oh my gosh, this show leaves me in hysterics with my sides splitting! 32 more words

Amalgamation Of Life