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Jetty Supposing at a certain time there is a jetty, suppose it is never used or necessary, suppose no one is permitted on its hardwood boards and no angling allowed not even if it’s autumn, certainly not utilised further into winter to spring and the middle of summer when there’s sufficient stocks of lively silver […]

via Prose Poem: Jetty — Helen Hagemann’s Studio

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In the midst of theater shutdowns, social distancing and home isolation because of the novel coronavirus pandemic, a series of familiar musicals by Andrew Lloyd Webber are set to appear online each week for free viewing.


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Jennifer Garner and Amy Adams are opening their contact lists for their new endeavor to help children during the coronavirus pandemic. Not long after the U.S. came to a screeching halt because of COVID-19, the two superstars launched “SaveWithStories,” an Instagram account that features celebrities and other notable figures reading children’s books. The line-up already…

via Jennifer Garner, Amy Adams on ‘Save With Stories,’ Helping Children During Coronavirus Quarantine — Variety

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Alice Loves Drawing

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All Washed Up

Now for something different:  my poem ‘All Washed Up’ written in Ireland, read aloud.


#POEM:AllWashedUp  #IrishPoetry #FrancesMacaulayForde

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Bluey wins International Emmy award

William Ton
Popular Australian children's TV show Bluey, has won an International Emmy award

“Australia’s most popular children’s television show”, Bluey, has won an International Emmy Kids Award.

The Ludo Studio animated series about a family of blue heelers won in the Kids: Preschool category, beating other nominees from Germany, Chile and China.

Bluey Executive Producer, Charlie Aspinwall said the win is an incredible recognition for every one of the fantastic team at Ludo Studio.

“They’ve poured their hearts and souls into making Bluey the show that everyone loves and we’re just so proud of this achievement and how far we’ve come.”


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Music in Lockdown…

I just loved this!


Quarantine weekend violin concert:Sicilian twins Mirko and Velerio from Agrigento play this Coldplay song while in quarantine. Enjoy!
#BuitengebiedenB  #LockdownMusic  #Coldplay


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A Journal of Australian & International Cultural Reviews, News and Criticism.

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writer & author

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