The Wilton’s Music Hall Film History Tour

12 February 2020 Wilton’s Music Hall has appeared regularly on my social media pages during the past year. It caught my attention because it touches on several interests: performing arts, history and the East End of London. Wilton’s is tucked away in a busy but untouristy enclave of East London, hiding in plain sight, withContinue reading “The Wilton’s Music Hall Film History Tour”

Art, Anarchy and Other Dangers: The Premature Death of Félix Pissarro (Part I)

In 1987, when I was 23, a boyfriend bought an art postcard during our visit to the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, he gave it to me and said ‘this looks like you’. It was the portrait of a child painted by the Impressionist artist Camille Pissarro, and indeed, we both had thick, shoulder lengthContinue reading “Art, Anarchy and Other Dangers: The Premature Death of Félix Pissarro (Part I)”