These are a flashback to the kind of books I went through a phase of reading in the early 00s. I enjoyed them when I read them the first time, but revisiting them years later, the flaws leap from the pages. 320 more words
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What could be better? Three of your absolutely favourite girlfriends, lots of champagne and the Savoy Hotel… Pretty much nothing by my reckoning.
About once a year Kathy Lette, Josephine Fairley (above), Catherine Mayer and I manage to synchronise our diaries for a meeting at the legendary London hotel. 198 more words
The October issue of artsbeat is out tomorrow and will be delivered across the county before the first of the month.
Featured this month are artists Kristan Baggaley, Paul Johnstone and Carl Longmate; belly dancer Diana Mehira who is on the front page in a gorgeous outfit; the amazing wire sculptures of Robin Wight; Rebecca Soanes’ photography; storyteller Sophie Snell; the Derby Folk Festival and Sunjay Brayne who is one of the many performers; am dram productions at Belper and Wirksworth; details about the new look Déda in Derby; the Chatsworth Road Festival in Chesterfield and a new arts hub at Whaley Bridge. 100 more words