Monthly Archives: August 2012

Under the White House Lawn

On the corner of the Scottish Storytelling Centre stage, David W Johnstone, producer and director of “The Comic Destiny” by Lazzi Arts, sits and leafs through the pages of a book.  He watches the audience filing in – chatter inevitably … Continue reading

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Stuck in the middle with yew

It’s pretty difficult, and not a little disturbing to imagine life in our house without the wonderful work of Julia Donaldson, author of the Gruffalo, the Gruffalo’s Child and a whole host of classic children’s texts besides.  So a live … Continue reading

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Rose above it all

After my reading on Friday night at Tchai Ovna, I went to a fundraiser for Eirene Houston’s latest project, the Cuban Way.  With expert auctioneering, ornaments and kitchen goods were snapped up, with the second half set aside for clothes … Continue reading

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Soul Trader

Some years ago, wir Robert performed a one man show at the WHALE venue at Walpole Hall in 1995 (a truly remarkable and legendary slice of Fringe and WHALE history).  This year, he returns to the one man show format … Continue reading

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Going Back, Going On

In 2003 (I think) I gave my first ever poetry reading.  I’d read poems out loud to family and friends, but never at a reading or an event, although I had been to these.  On a dark walk home along … Continue reading

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