Digging to America by Anne Tyler

This sliver of a book has remained sandwiched between two bigger, more epic-looking classics, for a while. My experience of Anne Tyler’s novels is limited – I read Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant, a finalist for both the Pulitzer Prize and PEN/Faulkner Award, a few years ago. It was amazing. But then I forgot about

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The Secret Staircase exhibition

The opening of The Secret Staircase exhibition at Rook Lane Chapel, Frome, this Thursday – will mark International Women’s Day (IWD) 2012 – but will also be exactly a year since I began working for the Rook Lane Arts Trust. To begin on IWD – and then to launch my final exhibition on IWD –

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Medea by Euripedes

This Ancient Greek tragedy treads fearlessly over the obsessive jealousy experienced by a lover-spurned. In this instance it is the woman, Medea, who is left by her husband – and the father of her two children – for a younger Princess. She is fuming. Medea, daughter of King Aeetes of Colchis, proved her love for –

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