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Charlotte and the Creatures of the Dark Forest

Uncle: Here’s a bedtime story for you. Nephew: At my age? At midday? I’m overjoyed. Uncle: Once upon a time, young Charlotte was in a paddock warming herself in the sun and throwing pine cones at Farmer Brown’s beehives. Nephew: … Continue reading

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Ignore the dills in the peanut gallery.

Uncle: A century ago, theatre audiences were noisy. If the entertainment was deemed poor the patrons would express their displeasure by heckling, or by throwing peanuts at the actors. The biggest nuisances were the less sophisticated patrons sitting in the … Continue reading

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