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Previously, On #EdFringe

By: Lydia Crow   Wrestling with Vikings and picnics on trains; Whisky with strangers and ukulele refrains; Magic shows, Spiegeltents, comedy mime; Dirty Dick’s, disco naps, losing track of the time; Jazz, late-night burgers and a Space Hopper war; Festival … Continue reading

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There Is Nothing Like #EdFringe

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A Not So Vague Interview

By: Lydia Crow   “At the right moment in time, at the point where I had finally secured a moderately average salary, in a city I loved which was filled with friends, and a freedom I had not felt for … Continue reading

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Dear Lydia (Letter from Nigel Downs, General Manager, O2 Academy Brixton)

By: Lydia Crow ShiverWrigglers may recall Lydia Crow’s letter of complaint to the O2 Academy, Brixton in early December 2012. You can read it online here. Well, Nigel Downs, General Manager at the O2 Academy Brixton, has replied. Here is … Continue reading

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Franchise Success

By: Lydia Crow   “Well I do declare,” Said the man in first with a bowler hat And a rigid smile like the Cheshire cat, “That this here train has got it right.” “I quite agree,” Said the businessman with … Continue reading

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Dear O2 Academy (Sadly, A Letter of Complaint)

By: Lydia Crow   Dear O2 Academy, Firstly, I would like to congratulate you on the well-organised and fabulous evening which was the Ben Folds Five gig last night. The organisation at the door was smooth, the venue amazing and … Continue reading

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Nothing

By: Lydia Crow   Nothing to say, nothing to give. Nothing to die, nothing to live. The tar of the greasepaint, the feather of time Scars my skin in this pit of lime. A moment in time, a pause in the … Continue reading

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The Wrong Thing

By: Lydia Crow   ‘It was the wrong thing to write’, she mused to herself, staring down at the scribbled words on the otherwise pristine notebook. She had spoiled it, ruined it by her hasty desire to write ‘something’. And … Continue reading

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The Glass Tree

By: Lydia Crow   Originally written for: 2011 Trees for Life Charity Exhibition.   I saw it once, a fleeting glimpse, With my dreaming eyes; Its slender branches beckoning, Reaching for the skies. I stood there in the flickering dusk, … Continue reading

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Song of the Trees

By: Lydia Crow   Originally written for: 2011 Trees for Life Charity Exhibition.   Whish, whish, Embla, Embla, Echo in the night. Màthair, màthair, whaa, whaa, Shades of dark and light. Thalla whither, thalla whither, Whisper loud and long. Tawasentha, … Continue reading

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