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Living in a city that always gets destroyed in the movies

This is another one of those ‘doesn’t impact you till you live there’ scenarios. When you are happily ensconced on the arse-end of the world you watch disaster/action/sci-fi movies and completely accept the big cities meeting their doom. Let’s be honest at the point of the big disaster scene you are more likely to be […]

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Theatre, exhibitions and festivals

Singin’ in the Rain at the Royal Albert Hall

I freaking love how quirky the shows are at the Royal Albert Hall. Last weekend I went to a screening of Singin’ in the Rain. Thats right, I went to the Royal Albert Hall to see a film. The best bit? There was a full orchestra to accompany the visuals. The sound quality of these […]

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Theatre, exhibitions and festivals

runawaykiwi goes to Hollywood

The Hollywood costume exhibition at the V&A is one of the best I have ever seen. The number of costumes that were on display completely surpassed my expectations. We had a table of Oceans 12, a plethora of Elizabethan swag, Marilyn Monroe’s white dress, Dorothy’s ruby slippers, and obviously my four favourites above. More amazing was how the exhibition was curated […]

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