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OK Travelers, Vienna - Part 2

December 28

My wallet and I were looking forward to breakfast, which was going to be an actual sit down breakfast (instead of a croissant on the go) and free from the hotel. 1,941 more words


Meddyliwch eto am Opera: The Magic Flute, gwledd i’r teulu cyfan

Os nad ydych chi wedi gweld opera erioed – ond ffansi mentro – yna mae hanes y Ffliwt Hud yn lle gwych i gychwyn!

Mae’n cynnwys popeth sydd ei angen ar gyfer noson allan i’w chofio:- 305 more words

Book Reviews #2

From the time I’ve written the last set of book reviews, I have mostly read fictional books and one on leadership.  This article reviews 4 amazing books: 1,019 more words


Troubled Waters

Good news this morning – I have a new short story available at Pulp Metal Magazine.

‘Troubled Waters’ (the plural is deliberate!) is set in Liverpool during the recent riots, with flashbacks to the Toxteth riots in the early 1980s.  88 more words


A "Magic Flute" for Our Times

Kenneth Branagh’s “The Magic Flute”: Rebalancing Masculine and Feminine

The “Elucidation” is a French poem from the early 13th century that is often called the Grail Precursor or Prologue,  for in it we find many elements of what will become the story of the search for the Holy Grail.  914 more words

Myths & Archetypes In Film

Bjorn Wiinblad - Part 2: Rosenthal

Bjorn Wiinblad Part 2: Rosenthal. Number 2 of a 3 part series summarising Wiinblad’s career as a ceramic designer.

Wiinblad began work with German Company Rosenthal around 1957 after being “discovered” by Philip Rosenthal who was looking for new designs for Rosenthal line. 423 more words

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Sliding Scales at Kew: Glorious!


by Peter Quilter

Q2 Players at The Alexandra Room, The Avenue, Kew

until 26th November

Review by Mary Stoakes

 Some new lighting and a very special set design with a multitude of floral arrangements transformed the somewhat unpromising surroundings of the Alexandra Hall in Kew into a New York Hotel suite, a pets’ cemetery and even Carnegie Hall for Q2’s production of… 674 more words