Author Archives: yablon

life journey

The Angelina Jolie effect continued today as the glamorous actress and peace ambassador released news that, in a risk reducing operation last week, she had had her ovaries removed. And in a BRCA1 gene mutation type of way, she and … Continue reading

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some ballet, McQueen & Joe’s Oriental Diner

I’m the first to admit when I’ve over-scheduled the weekend. And so here I am waving my arms in the air, trying to signal ‘time-out’. Mini was rehearsing for a ballet show all day Saturday (with two performances on Sunday) … Continue reading

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glossy finger wagging

There’s been a fair bit of finger wagging at those glossy magazines this week. Women far and wide (no pun intended) seem to have an axe to grind and it involves those ‘perfect mums’ in those shiny pages profiling their … Continue reading

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Stevie at Hampstead Theatre

Strangely drawn to the curious life and character of the poet Stevie Smith and a bit of a Zoe Wanamaker fan, I leaped at the chance to see the play Stevie – Hampstead Theatre’s latest production. But the play about … Continue reading

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