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Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical - review

This review first appeared in British Theatre Guide

Royal Shakespeare Company presents
Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical
book by Dennis Kelly
Music and lyrics by Tim Minchin… 464 more words


A Swedish Adventure

Strangely, it has been a month since I’d last parkrun. The weeks in-between have seen me run a half marathon (setup before), on Run Director duty (kind of counts) & having a lie in (snow day). 4,706 more words

Top 5 Wednesday: Children's Books to Read as Adults

Happy Wednesday everyone, I haven’t done this in a while but here is another Top 5 Wednesday.

March 14: Children’s Books to Read as an Adult… 268 more words

Top 5 Wednesday

The BFG / IKJ (a review)

Day 73. 123,730 words.

(Reviewer’s note: I am not adding images to this review, and probably won’t bother in future. Google image search has gimpversioned itself to death and basically made it a huge pain in the arse to find images of decent size and quality that don’t breach sharing agreements, so fuck ‘em) 602 more words

Hatboy's Movie Extravaganza

Book Review # 3 : The Minpins

Book: The Minpins

Author: Roald Dahl illustrated by Patrick Benson

ISBN: 978-0-141-35055-4

Publisher: Penguin

Price: 350 (printed)

Pages: 48

“The greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. 385 more words


Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator by Roald Dahl

I feel as if I’ve been reading a lot of kids books these days. Huh. Must be all the Nancy Drew books. Anyway, I listened to the audio book and I must say, the theme music was phenomenal. 201 more words

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His disappointment was quite real upon learning that the canes sold in the pharmacy did not have swords hidden in them.