Monthly Archives: July 2013

Folly, by Sally Jenkinson and Nuala Honan, Ferment Fornight, Bristol Old Vic

Jenkinson is a poet and ‘wordsmith’ and Honan is a musician, song writer and composer. Folly brought them together to create a fairly unusual performance of poetry spoken over music, almost like a Streets song. I saw this performance as … Continue reading

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The Eye of the Hare, Pip Heywood part of Ferment Fortnight at Bristol Old Vic Theatre

Like all the work in Ferment Fortnight this piece was still in development. However in many aspects it did feel as though it was a complete piece. I think this was partly due to Pip Heywood who wrote and performed … Continue reading

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The World’s End – Odean, Bristol

As an avid Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and Edgar Wright fan I was of course very much looking forward to seeing this film. Although it was funny, over all I was a little disappointed by the lack of creativity when … Continue reading

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Article on how to live like a local in Bristol I am not a local Bristolite. But I am proud to say I have experienced most of this. Except the elusive Coronation Tap. I will find it one day and … Continue reading

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The Story Giant, Shanty Theatre Company, Bristol Old Vic

Today is the first day of Ferment Fortnight at the Bristol Old Vic, a season of new works still in development. This is always and excellent chance not just to see something new and in the making, but also to … Continue reading

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Foodies Festival 2013, Bristol Harbourside

A scorching day, made things challenging for many of the stall holders selling and displaying things including chocolate and cheese. The Bristol Harbourside is an excellent location for this kind of event, as the space can fit lots of stalls. … Continue reading

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My Son and Heir

My Son and Heir by Search Party was the opening show to Making In The City, part of a series produced by Parlour Showrooms.  It looked at the subject of parenting and relationships between family and a couple of parents, admidst the hype of … Continue reading

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