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Connections at the National Theatre

It was a privilege to attend the closing night of Connections at the National Theatre on Monday.  The first performance, “What are they Like?,” was a sweetly evocative look at the relationships between parents and children, with young actors dressed as parents recounting advice and stories about their parenting techniques.  It was in turns funny, moving, frightening and touching … Continue reading

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I recently finished reading Moab is my Washpot, Stephen Fry’s first memoir.  I discovered that he too was the child of an inventor, though his dad invented very different types of stuff than mine.  Also he describes a dad with a very different temperament than my own father.  Nevertheless, his description of growing up in … Continue reading