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    Good Eggs

    It seems like a world away now but it was only about three weeks ago that I squeezed into a little temporary theatre in Webbs Road, Clapham with loads of friends. We were all…

    March 15, 2020
  • Queen and Slim
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    Queen and Parasite

    By accident, I saw two brilliant films back-to-back last week. The first was Queen and Slim, which I’d not heard much about and which didn’t seem to have been getting rave reviews. I wasn’t…

    February 14, 2020
  • Revelation by Jo Fenton
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    Meet the Author – Jo Fenton

    I’m really pleased to introduce talented fellow psychological thriller author Jo Fenton to my blog today.  Thanks so much, Alice, for inviting me onto your blog to talk about my new book, Revelation. For…

    February 6, 2020
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    Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh

    I’ve been longing to see the treasures of Tutankhamun since 1972, when I was deemed too young to go to the British Museum exhibition. That was a massive sell-out show; I remember seeing the…

    January 20, 2020
  • Reviews

    Beautiful in the Morning Review

    I’ve done so many fun things recently that I almost don’t know where to start… but seeing Flavia Casa’s first feature film, Beautiful in the Morning, has to count as a highlight. The storyline…

    November 18, 2019
  • Lucien Freud Royal Academy
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    Freudian Slips at the Royal Academy

    I was a little wary when asked to go and see the Lucien Freud self portraits exhibition at the Royal Academy. I am off privileged white middle-class males at the moment, and Freud is…

    November 4, 2019
  • Finding Nina: Sue Barnard
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    Meet the Author – Sue Barnard

    It’s wonderful to have fellow author and editor Sue Barnard on my blog today. Sue is a very talented writer with five novels to her name. Here she is introducing her sixth book: Hello…

    May 28, 2019
  • Reviews

    Van Gogh and Friends

    Bit of a hoo-ha with our attempt to see the Van Gogh and Britain exhibition at the Tate – we decided to meet outside the gallery but, when it came to it, three of…

    May 16, 2019
  • Working for Christian Dior by Jean Dawnay
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    Fashion and Fairytales – Dawnay and Dior

    After my review for Dior: Exhibition of Dreams it was lovely to be asked to review a gorgeous little book, Working for Christian Dior, by Jean Dawnay. This little story, only fifty or so pages long…

    April 21, 2019