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March 2013

Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty

Events, Theatre By March 13, 2013 Tags: , , 3 Comments

Days after seeing it, I am still thinking about Matthew Bourne’s magical interpretation of Sleeping Beauty. It wasn’t love at first sight but once the fairies made their entrance and started to bestow their gifts, I fell for it in all its gothic loveliness. From that moment on, I was transfixed and entranced, drawn into the enchanted forest and dazzled…

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#fridayflash : The Girl Who Lost the Plot

#fridayflash, Writing By March 8, 2013 Tags: , , 11 Comments

I heard women talking and tried to focus on what they were saying. “A most peculiar looking creature to be sure.” “Who is she, do you think?” “Foreign, of that there can be little doubt. It is not the fashion that a lady’s hair be cropped so close.” “And the clothes we found her in. Why! Little more than sacking.”…

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#fridayflash : Letters Home

#fridayflash, Writing By March 1, 2013 14 Comments

I fill letters home with tales of a happier me: a young woman sitting in the shade on her balcony, trying to read a children’s book in Greek, and nodding “Kalimera” at the neighbour opposite, who is hanging out her washing and admiring our tomato plants. There’s no place for the flatmate tending to his marijuana plants strategically placed between…

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