Earlier this week, we went to see Takuto: Ballet at the Quarry!
I’ve always wanted to go to the ballet at the Quarry Amphitheatre in City Beach. As you can guess by the name, it’s an amphitheatre set in an old limestone quarry and everyone has always said how beautiful the outdoor setting is. This year, I finally got to head down there to watch the West Australian Ballet’s performance of Takuto. READ MORE
The Republic is a Socratic dialogue written around 380 BCE by the Ancient Greek philosopher Plato. It begins with Socrates and his friend Glaucon, an older brother of Plato’s, bumping into Polemarchus as they are leaving the festival of Bendis, who is the Thracian equivalent of the goddess Artemis. READ MORE
It was with deep regret that I finished reading Death on the Cherwell by Mavis Doriel Hay – regret because it is the last of her three murder mysteries that I’ve read and there are no more to be savoured. If you’ve read my earlier reviews of her books, you’d know I’m an admirer of Hay’s novels and am very sad that she only ever wrote three mysteries before returning to her beloved rural arts.