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#EdFringe Diary: Beach views, body positive & more solo shows

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After five days away, we are back for another week of theatregoing, along with 20 panels, workshops, surgeries and meets. May I recommend living in Portobello during the Festival? Swimming pool, walks along the beach, 20 minutes from town and quiet. Restorative and a creative community.

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The art in every moment

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This morning my colleague Jacqui and I hopped in another Hull taxi and, as I have each journey, I asked about Hull City of Culture. This time the conversation in the mirror from a gruff Hull accented granddad went in an unexpected route. To paraphrase…”Its OK, doesn’t do anything for our business, people walk, or get booked cabs from their hotel.” (predictable). “I don’t really do the arts.” (predictable).