Category: Reviews + Poetry
Lungs ~ a poem for Felix
While drying the last of the evening dishes,I heard your cry from an upstairs room,And then once more, not quite in stereo,This time from the hall: the monitorWith a half-second delay. As your voice rose in chorus with itself,For the briefest moment I was drawn to you bothLike air rushing to fill eager lungs.For you,…
60 Seconds(ish) Video Review: Manga Shakespeare – ‘Romeo and Juliet’, illustrated by Sonia Leong
Sonia Leong’s gorgeous art style and keen eye for the theatrical make this the perfect introduction to one of Shakespeare’s greatest love stories!
60 Seconds(ish) Video Review: “The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse”, by Charlie Mackesy
Enjoy this video review of a book that came into my life at exactly the right time, Charlie Mackesy’s ‘The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse’ (2019). Find out what makes this book so special and so powerful!
A poem about trauma, and strength, and rising above.
Review: A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Poltimore House and Grounds, Devon, August 2019) – A Midsummer with heart!
There was a great deal to laugh about in this production. More impressive, though, was the way it left the audience smiling afterwards. This was a Midsummer with heart as well as humour – a most rare vision indeed…