Return to the Horniman

Following my successful book signing at Hayaam Belly Dance Showcase in London, I took the day off work.  Wrist fatigue from all that signing, you know.  I decided to spend the day at the Horniman Museum.  Last time I was at the Horniman I didn’t actually get to look around all that much because we … Continue reading

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Defer, Defer

I had the great good fortune to see The Mikado last night at the English National Opera.  I always delight in seeing the inside of a new theatre as well as the production itself, and this was my first visit to the London Coliseum. Though it is a beautiful theatre I found its foyer and … Continue reading

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Spurious Museums

Well, despite my time in Scotland being a writing trip I did manage to find time for distractions and diversions.  On the first day I left the Elephant cafe wandering up towards Edinburgh castle.  As I moved towards the entrance I finally realized that the giant sports-stadium style scaffolding projecting out from the hillside is … Continue reading