Monthly Archives: June 2017

The End of the World

He stood transfixed, the radio news reverberating around his head. Nuclear war had broken out in the Middle East and the inevitable had come to pass: everyone was firing their nukes off at everyone else and good old Blighty, which … Continue reading

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The Romance of Ellis Island

An important place for me in New York is Ellis Island. Often overlooked by many visitors, it is literally the next boat stop after the Statue of Liberty. But what’s it to me? Well, without it I might not exist … Continue reading

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Final Breath

She lies, forlornly, The pills, out of reach, mocking, Death waits at the door.    ©Mark Davoren 2017

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It’s a…musical!

Last June I had the pleasure of seeing Something Rotten! at St James Theatre, Broadway – a show that imagined the rise of the musical in response to Shakespeare’s dominance of London Theatre – with its two protagonists, Nick and … Continue reading

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