If you’re in London and you’re quick, you might still get seats for the final performance – tonight, 30th December – at the Soho Theatre of
A bravura performance by the multi-talented Lucy Rivers in a stunning piece of gig theatre that has deservedly attracted five star reviews.
Lucy Rivers in Sinners Club (photo: Kieran Cudlip)
I take at least one photograph every day and post it online. I also like to use photographs as inspiration for my writing. I particularly love the old black and white photographs posted on twitter by
John Bulmer, Black Country, UK, 1960
Making things yourself is satisfying. Over the years I’ve tried my hand at various crafts. There’s a group of people in the town where I live who not only make great crafts, but also support others to do so. The group makes a huge difference to those people’s lives, so my craft shout-out this year is for
Abergavenny Crafty Women
Abergavenny Crafty Woman at Monmouthshire Housing
Making a Difference Awards 2017
This summer I met a friend in London and we went to the Serpentine Gallery to see Grayson Perry’s exhibition modestly titled
Grayson Perry: The Most Popular Art Exhibition Ever!
It was lovely!
I especially liked his vases, and the two he made for Remainers and Brexiteers were very thought-provoking. They were left deliberately unlabelled. Although you could work out which was which without difficulty, what was striking was how much the two groups had in common.
Impossible to choose any one piece of music from the year, so instead I give my prize to:
BBC Radio 3
Today they are devoting the day to the music of J S Bach, definitely one of the great composers.
And throughout the year Radio 3 gives us a feast of music. Long may it continue.
Happy Christmas one and all. My twelve days of Christmas series will continue on 27 December