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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


Out of the Dragon's Den: The Magic Flute

The Magic Flute

by W.A. Mozart

Richmond Opera at the Normansfield Theatre, Teddington. Until 20th November

Review by Mark Aspen

Silk and satin, cotton and rags, colour, lights, action! 997 more words


Masonism in Mozart’s The Magic Flute

On the 30th of September 1791, the opera The Magic Flute by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart made its debut at Freihaus-Theater auf der Wieden in Vienna. The piece was finished three months before the composer died of suspected rheumatoid fever at the young age of 35. 333 more words


REVIEW: Samorost 3

Samorost 3 is a beautiful adventure point & click game developed by Amanita Design, also known for their game Machinarium.
If this review is too long for you, I suggest you to only read the first paragraph about the game’s content and the final verdict at the end. 893 more words