My mum has come to visit, which means I get to play at being a tourist again. Only slightly spoiled by traipsing all the way to Job Number Two last night to discover that I wasn’t even on the rota. We could have gone further afield! Never mind, Bridlington today :-)
There are few physical reminders of the Scarborough Aquarium (or its successor - Gala Land) around the base of the Cliff Bridge. Gone are the underground palatial arches and the overground entrance…
Last week Miss Pilchard received an invitation.
She continues to ponder over its contents.
I went out and bought a Yorkshire Evening Post just to see. Cheesy picture on my part (sorry), but nice to see the project getting recognition - there’s some impressive work going on. Yorkshire in general has been good to me so far.
I do miss my old job sometimes though - last night a customer in Job Number Two asked me if I ‘liked to do it doggy style’. Classy.
In the centre of Middlesbrough, nestling between the library and the town hall, is MIMA - the town’s Institute of Modern Art. This striking contemporary building currently houses some impressive e…
My review of MIMA - it’s great to be close enough to get the bus there. The venue is fantastic and it’s been a long time since I was tempted to buy an exhibition catalogue (Louise Bourgeois). Needless to say I didn’t, but there is a £50 book voucher on it’s way to me (whoever said dissertations were a waste of time?!), so I think I’ll get a book about her work.
As mentioned in this post, Stories From Scarborough is in the process of adding further former attractions to its collection; one of which includes the Corner Café. Built in 1925, this venture went…
One for train enthusiasts?
The gaps between visitors were sometimes lengthy, so there were opportunities to take pictures, re-arrange things, think, snack, wander around etc. My previous performances have been more focused/intense, so it was nice to take a relaxed approach, and to talk to people, as opposed to occupying the more insular zones I’ve created for performances in the past.