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Sunday, June 26, 2022

Helena Aeberli

Review: Home Fires

Every aspect of the show was defined by attention to detail. All of Dettmer’s movements were controlled and carefully blocked; from walking across the stage to crossing her legs and the little touches of her hands, each had a sense of purpose. Accompanied by judicious use of props — the chair and stool, a water glass, and folded list — this meant every little motion was imbued with meaning.

A literary holiday – JL Carr’s A Month in the Country

"I underlined a passage in the book which seemed pertinent to today’s situation: ‘It is now or never; we must snatch at happiness as it flies.’ "


like landmines or arms holding someone they love

quarantine hands

Fingers like pharaoh’s doomed to crumble