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Show Time!

This month, my script was selected for performance in an ensemble show at the Sydenham Centre in Southeast London. The show featured nine short plays based on the theme of love and heartbreak. In my play, Delegation, an unfaithful professor … Continue reading

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The Pen Museum, Birmingham

Last time I was in Birmingham I visited the lovely Pen Museum. That’s right, there’s a whole museum dedicated to the humble pen. And it’s AMAZING. The museum is on Frederick Street in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter, just around the corner … Continue reading

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Rome Uncut

When I moved in to Rome’s Cinecittà quarter, I was thrilled to discover the Cinecittà Film Studios just down the road from my flat. I’m a total film geek and Cinema Paradiso was actually what inspired me to go to … Continue reading

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On the Trail of Alexandros Papadiamantis

Whilst on holiday on the beautiful Greek island of Skiathos, I stumbled across the Alexandros Papadiamantis House-Museum. Built in 1860, this pretty bougainvillea-strewn building features the original furniture, paintings and letters of the famous Greek writer and his family. It … Continue reading

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Charity Writing Competition Finale

The results of the Link Age Southwark UK & Ireland-wide writing competition were celebrated this month as part of the charity’s twenty-fifth birthday party. It was a lovely evening during which many dedicated volunteers were recognised for their ongoing commitment and support. … Continue reading

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Charity Writing Competition Winners

I was absolutely thrilled with the response to the Link Age Southwark UK & Ireland-wide charity writing competition! We were inundated with entries from both adults and children. Judging is now complete and winners have been notified. Everyone was most impressed with the high standard … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Cities

Rome and Birmingham. They’ve got so much in common! Said no one, ever. Until now… A major international survey* has placed these two cities together in joint 51st place in the world for quality of life. Quite literally, incredible. And … Continue reading

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Celebrating Jane Austen at the Althorp Literary Festival

This year marks the 200th anniversary of the death of Jane Austen. I was thrilled to attend the Althorp Literary Festival for a talk by Paula Byrne. Paula’s book The Genius of Jane Austen: Her Love of Theatre and Why She … Continue reading

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