Category Archives: Theatre

That Bloody Petition

It’s a sound that reaches through New Zealand history: 28 July 1893, when the bulk of the women’s suffrage petition hit the back wall of the debating chamber after being unrolled by John Hall from the broomstick on which it … Continue reading

Posted in Auckland, Textiles, Theatre | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Singing, dancing, frocks and books

Madeleine St John’s novel, The Women in Black, was released quietly in the 1990s, when the nostalgia for mid-century style was yet to hit its peak but since it was re-released by Text Publishing in 2012, it’s been readily available … Continue reading

Posted in Australia, Books, Fashion, Favourite things, History, International, Theatre | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment