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Book Review: Sodden Downstream, by Brannavan Gnanalingam

Wednesday, 4 October 2017, 10:15 am | Rachel Pommeyrol

Less than 24 hours. This is all the time it takes for the human journey between Sri Lanka and New Zealand, between past and present, between the two different kinds of survival depicted in Brannavan Gnanalingam’s fifth novel, Sodden Downstream ... More >>

Review of 'The Corsini Collection: A Window on Renaissance Florence'

Tuesday, 26 September 2017, 1:25 pm | Rachel Pommeyrol

Anton Domenico Gabbiani, Glorification of the Corsini Family: Sketch for the Ceiling Fresco of the Presentation Room of the Palazzo 1694–95, oil on canvas, Florence, Galleria Corsini More >>

What Young Voters Expect From These Elections

Friday, 22 September 2017, 2:33 pm | Rachel Pommeyrol

Young voters have been a huge issue during these general elections, in which enrolled 18-24 year-olds represent over 338 000 potential votes. For this election, half of the persons who are still not enrolled on 22 September are under 25, even though ... More >>

Anahera review: Social criticism, through the family frame

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 11:57 am | Rachel Pommeyrol

On stage, three characters start the play : Peter and Liz, whose son Harry has disappeared, and Anahera, the social worker who is here to help them get over the situation. This tragic event, which seems to be central to the play, is actually a pretext for its ... More >>

Caging Skies Flies Over Ideologies & Feelings

Tuesday, 5 September 2017, 11:29 am | Rachel Pommeyrol

A portrait of Adolf Hitler overhangs the stage, threatening. Beyond a simple bed, a curtain marked with signs, almost swastikas. The lighting, designed by director Andrew Foster, adds weight to the already oppressive stage atmosphere. Jeremy Cullen’s ... More >>

Romeo & Juliet : A Rose by any Other Name Would Smell as Sweet

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 12:42 pm | Rachel Pommeyrol

“What’s in a name? that which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet; So Romeo would, were he not Romeo call’d, Retain that dear perfection which he owes Without that title. Romeo, doff thy name; And for that name, which is no ... More >>

 

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