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I have been following the HBO’s A-level mystery soap “Big Little Lies” and have been transfixed by the title credit music.  It begins with a haunting hummed falsetto motif that, after a few repeats, becomes the accompaniment to a plaintive, raspily sung soul melody. 529 more words

Melodies Linger On

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Now we have reached the stage where the only people still talking seriously about the ‘working class’ are a conglomerate of fleabitten left-wing radicals and some of the more sentimental elements of the libertarian right. 1,769 more words

United States Of Everywhere


What if you had the opportunity to save money, and yet go out more and have a great time /spend quality time with friends and loved ones…It can be pretty challenging here in Malaysia with the economy and also with the cost of everything rising so frequently right.. 551 more words

Gift ideas for girls from The Entertainer

rI love the Entertainer toy shop. It seems so much better value than the other stores.

I have two girls ages nine and four and here are just a few ideas for Xmas presents from the Entertainer. 331 more words



One of my intentions when I came to Warsaw for a year was to explore its cultural offerings, music, ballet and opera mainly because they are language-neutral arts. 1,680 more words


Drawing: Sophie McShera in The Entertainer

British actress Sophia McShera is no stranger to playing strong, fiery women. Known for roles as kitchen maid Daisy Robinson in the Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning TV series DOWNTON ABBEY and 6th form student Ros McCain in WATERLOO ROAD, Sophie returned to the West End as Jean Rice in the revival of John Osbourne’s THE ENTERTAINER, which has just concluded its run at the Garrick Theatre. 78 more words


In which your humble correspondent finds himself in agreement with Sir Ronald Harwood and essays a sublimely pointless gesture of solidarity

I’ve said it before and I’ll (probably have cause to) say it again: the political is the enemy of the creative. So it goes without saying that I agree with Sir Ronald Harwood’s… 179 more words