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A year ago I was at Up Helly Aa

Up Helly Aa has been and gone again. It’s always on the last Tuesday of January and brightens some of the darkest days in the British winter. Shetland being so far north, it gets even gloomier than Manchester. Something hard … Continue reading

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Up Helly Aa 2015 (the night)

Burly men in beards and bras. Definitely a night to remember. Continue reading

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Firearms and Fingertips

Corpses, video games, shoot-outs, manic harbingers of death, desperate surgery and blood and gore galore are the mainstay of the action-packed 70 minutes that is Firearms and Fingertips. Continue reading

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Wicked – the musical

There’s a lot more to ‘Wicked’ than I’d given it credit for. Continue reading

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Groningen Museum

An exhibition on Nordic Art was a great way to start my visit to Groningen. Continue reading

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Britain’s Got Talent Audition

A boring but interesting day. At least I got to pick up some film-making tips. Continue reading

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The First Cut

Wowed by an exhibition of cut-up bits of paper. Continue reading

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Womad Weekend

My review of all things Womad. Except the music that is. Continue reading

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