Review: Blood and Gifts (2010) at the National Theatre | ArtsHub UK

The was originally published on ArtsHub (UK) as “Blood & Gifts” at London’s National Theatre The saying goes that those who ignore history are bound to repeat it. And it would seem that 150 years of failed Western attempts at gaining the upper hand in Afghanistan was not enough to dissuade British, Russian or American and NATO forces from attempting to advance their own political and … Continue reading Review: Blood and Gifts (2010) at the National Theatre | ArtsHub UK

“Fare you well, my dear, I must be gone, / And leave you for a while…”

Fare you well, my dear, I must be gone, And leave you for a while; If I roam away I’ll come back again, Though I roam ten thousand miles, my dear, Though I roam ten thousand miles. So fair thou art, my bonny lass, So deep in love am I; But I never will prove false to the bonny lass I love, Till the stars … Continue reading “Fare you well, my dear, I must be gone, / And leave you for a while…”

Anne Fridal’s poetry book launch

Some Carnival Messiah cast members, myself included, read at the launch of Anne Fridal’s book of poetry at the Trinidad & Tobago High Commission in London on October 2nd. The Trinidad Guardian had a write-up of it and some photos, and my friend Danielle posted a video of me reading on her blog! Click here to check out Danielle’s blog entry. Continue reading Anne Fridal’s poetry book launch