Monthly Archives: April 2018

Spamalot – Derby Theatre

  ***** This third UK tour of “Spamalot” opened in September 2017 in Blackpool, and reaches Derby as part of its nationwide travels. It is a brand new production of the show by Selladoor. The Monty Python team dominated British … Continue reading

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Cacophony of Stardust – Al Barz

A poetry collection review: I have known Al Barz for several years, and seen him perform innumerable times. Live, he has a reputation for quirky, engaging, performance, an appearance is always an event. His first collection, Cacophony of Stardust, draws … Continue reading

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Lynyrd Skynyrd – Rainbow Theatre, London, 1977.

There is always a temptation to view one’s youth through rose tinted spectacles. To be of a view that a time that was special to you, was special to everyone. Yet with live rock music, there really is a case … Continue reading

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Football Grounds – memories

I attended my first football game in 1968, Doncaster Rovers v  Barnsley, as a nipper. I was instantly hooked, not simply on the game, but on the ground, on the atmosphere. What follows is a series of recollections of grounds … Continue reading

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Rosliston Retreat Writing

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