Monthly Archives: April 2013

Dogs

Whereas my normal stomping ground is Widcombe, another of Bath’s urban villages springs into life over the Bank Holiday weekend in the form of the Larkhall Festival. With its central car park turned into a village green, secret garden tours, … Continue reading

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Parrot features

The recent highly successful Bath Comedy Festival wasn’t all stand-up comics, though I did see some really good examples of that ilk. Natural Theatre’s Participation Department (posh new name for our education projects), assisted by some generous Arts Council funding, … Continue reading

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Cillet Bang

I went to see a show about Marlene Dietrich. The epitome of glamour on stage, she apparently insisted on cleaning her own dressing room from top to bottom before a performance. When it got to this bit, the audience laughed … Continue reading

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Twitcher

The developers of Bath Riverside, the vast new complex emerging from the ruins of the former Stothert works, have thoughtfully included nooks, crannies and nesting places in the rather splendid new retaining walls alongside the river walkway.  My balcony overlooks … Continue reading

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