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Blood and Ice by Liz Lochhead

Summer 1816. A house party on the shores of Lake Geneva. Eighteen-year-old Mary and her husband Percy Bysshe Shelley, along with Mary’s half-sister Claire and the infamous Lord Byron, take part in a challenge to see who can write the most horrifying story. 310 more words

Book Review

Dracula- Loco Club ☆☆☆☆

Bristol Old Vic Theatre School’s Dracula, currently playing at the Loco Club, a series of tunnels situated under Temple Meads, is not for the faint hearted. 636 more words

Criticism

Making more monsters: Blood and Ice, Liz Lochhead, Sewell Barn Theatre

“Feminism is like the hoovering: you just have to keep doing it,” once said Liz Lochhead, former Makar (poet laureate) of Scotland; and Lochhead has been true to her word, with a distinguished literary career often featuring feminist icons: Medea, Mary Queen of Scots, and here Mary Godwin, daughter of pioneering thinker Mary Wollstonecraft (author of… 1,002 more words

TCS: In Scotland, this is HOGMANAY

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Welcome to The Coffee Shop, just for you early risers on Monday mornings. This is an Open Thread forum, so if you have an off-topic opinion burning a hole in your brainpan, feel free to add a comment. 825 more words

Poetry

winter solstice poems 12.21.2017

In the Mid-Midwinter

by Liz Lochhead

after John Donne’s ‘A Nocturnal on St Lucy’s Day’

At midday on the year’s midnight
into my mind came… 249 more words

Poetry

Art Review: Dracula

Dir. Hanni Shinton, Art School, 4-6 December

The Art School has always been shrouded in mystery for me, one of those things that you regard distantly for fear that to engage with it directly would be to break some sort of spell, or to smudge an idealistic illusion – this is the best excuse I could find for never having set foot in it. 303 more words

University Of Glasgow

Willie Rodger Fan Club

60 linocut prints by Willie Rodger RSA RGI (b1930), acquired in 2017 by Lillie Art Gallery with an NFA grant of £2,000.

Pick up Fugitive Colours… 220 more words