‘What’re you reading?” an older man on the SkyTrain asked me one day. I held the book out to him.
“What’s it about?”
“It’s about this group of kids who sail to an island and live there.” 167 more words
Swallows and Amazons, back for a second time at the Bristol Old Vic, is quite simply charming. Highly reminiscent of the BBC’s adaptation of E. Nesbit’s Five Children and It, this is a show that takes one back to the England people fantasise of when purchasing ‘traditional, wooden’ Christmas decorations of rocking horses and flower fairies. 564 more words
I start the day by leading a vocal warm up with the cast, which takes about 15 minutes. This makes certain the cast are in good voice, and won’t injure themselves. 877 more words
Back in the dark ages before magic schools, parallel worlds, and death games, fictional children had to make their own entertainment. This resulted in what I like to think of as the traditional adventure novel, where the poor brats would usually wonder around some countryside, foil a robbery or two, and generally spend a depressing amount of time using their imaginations in order to make their activities seem more interesting than they actually are. 913 more words