Megan Furr

Arts

Review: Guys and Dolls at the Norwich Theatre Royal

The opening performance of Norfolk and Norwich Operatic Society’s classic, and dare I say predictable, interpretation of ‘Guys and Dolls’ was not necessarily a well-oiled machine. Originally based on the stories of Damon Runyon, ‘Guys and Dolls’ is a traditional ‘Broadway fable,’ which combines classic romance with the gambling underworld. As Nathan Detroit struggles to…

Travel

Does colonialism affect tourism?

In answer to the question ‘why do people travel for history?’ I would argue the answer to be ‘why do people travel at all?’ It is impossible to fully appreciate a new place without first recognising the significance of its history; both the good and bad contribute to the make-up of a country’s culture. Each…

Global

Women’s rights on global agenda

International Women’s Day has this year been propelled into public discourse, a result of the myriad of events and movements instrumental in publicising the degree of sexism that women face. From the Time’s Up and #MeToo movements, prompted by the uncovering of mass sexual harassment in Hollywood, to debates and referendums surrounding abortion in Ireland…

Travel

Buenos Aires: a Latin American paradise

The Latin American metropolis of Buenos Aires is fast becoming a go-to place to visit.  The shaky Argentinian economy has led to a push in expanding their tourist industry and thus this is a destination which has only really been explored within past decade. Being divided into neighbourhoods, each with their own unique perspective and…

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