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Saturday, April 16, 2005

Belly dancing in Kilburn

Went to see Bloody Sunday: Scenes from the Saville Inquiry at the Tricycle Theatre tonight. A documentary not a drama, it's edited from the inquiry proceedings by Richard Norton-Taylor. One has to trust his selection of scenes from such a long transcript to give a fair impression, and it felt about right. The acting was excellent, especially Sorcha Cusack as Bernadette McAliskey, and the whole cast as well, not a dropped stitch anywhere.

Walking back to Willesden Lane, an apparition! We stopped to watch the sashaying of a belly dancer through the half-darkened window of El Andsaloasse Moroccan restaurant. I dream of Jeannie.

Ossian

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