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Kafka-ish: Kafka @Finborough

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In offering proof that Kafka is everything to everyone - writer-performer Jack Klaff plays various roles, including the man himself in what is a part tour, part immersion and part legend of Franz Kafka. He is a writer who achieved fame after his life was cut short due to succumbing to tuberculosis at the age of forty. He is probably better known for his reputation and the Kafkaesque style attributed to his writing than his life. But after this piece, you’re left curious to learn more about the man and his works. And that has to be the best theatrical tribute you could give a writer, even for a writer who stipulated that his works be destroyed upon his death. It’s currently playing at the Finborough Theatre . Franz Kafka was born in Prague in 1883. In 1901, he was admitted to a university and began studying law. While studying, he met Max Brod, who would become his best friend and eventual literary executor. Brod would posthumously publish many of his works and writings. Kafka’s life co

Signs from outside Mansion House tube this week

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1000000903 Originally uploaded by Paul-in-London Taking a stand against the rivers of urine, it states: Please note - this is NOT (much underlining) a toilet (just one underline) so don't piss up it (sic). Go before you leave the pub or wine bar (for the posh pissers). Thank you (your mother).

Semi-naked scenes from Kings Road Chelsea Saturday

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The weather outside was delightful, but perhaps going in budgie smugglers (tight speedos for those not versed in Australian) to do Christmas shopping was a step too far... See and download the full gallery on posterous Posted via email from paulinlondon's posterous

Scenes from West London

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A little bit of muscle and a big bang... Posted via email from paulinlondon's posterous

Hot news this week in London

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IMG_1753 Originally uploaded by Paul-in-London Dr Zeuss meets the brown word...

Scenes from tough times in a phone booth in London

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IMG_1745 Originally uploaded by Paul-in-London Card reads: Hot Transexual. Busty boobs. Fit, sexy, English, naughty babe. £60 recession special. For when times are tight I suppose...

Scenes from the dog on the street

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Balls on the street Originally uploaded by Paul-in-London Balls to that...

Scenes from the man on the street

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IMG_1674 Originally uploaded by Paul-in-London Wired for sound

Fashion: Trends on the underground Saturday night

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IMG_1624 Originally uploaded by Paul-in-London It's all about brown shoes at the moment... Preferably your own not somebody else's...

Wandering about London Saturday

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IMG_0152 Originally uploaded by Paul-in-London Battersea Power Station with moody weather backdrop... Shortly after a monster dump of rain ensued...

In other news in London

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East London Advertiser Originally uploaded by LoopZilla You have to watch out for those birds ...

Scenes from Bank Tube Station Stairwell

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IMG_1506 , originally uploaded by Paul-in-London . I think it was chicken, not human...

Scenes from Knightsbridge Saturday

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IMG_0025 , originally uploaded by Paul-in-London . The evening everyone decided to go shopping... While it was raining... And while there were several tube lines down...

Hot news this week in London...

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IMG_1152 , originally uploaded by Paul-in-London . I still don't like the brown word... Even if invisible...

Hot news this week in London

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Britain Defends NHS On Twitter , originally uploaded by LinkMachineGo . The argument was limited to 260 characters alas...

Scenes from a gay man's meal...

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Fish... Chips... And a cosmopolitan ... That's such a Samantha thing... Posted via email from paulinlondon's posterous

Scenes from a council block lift

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IMG_1112 , originally uploaded by Paul-in-London . Insight into your neighbours perhaps... Maybe that will help them to swallow...

Scenes from the Serpentine Pavilion

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IMG_1093 , originally uploaded by Paul-in-London . Is it a coffee shop? Is it art? Is it both? Certainly this year's pavilion is an inspired piece of design. Also at the Serpentine is the Jeff Koons Popeye Series . While some at the gallery commented that if you shoved any inflatable water toy up your arse this could constitute as a Koons installation, it was brief enough for me to not get too bothered about it one way or the other... Both run through the summer.

Hot news this week in London

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Don't mess with my tutu , originally uploaded by ian_fromblighty . Flickr user captures Katie Price in Selfridges in a tutu... To publish some book... Nice Aussiebums though...

Brüno in tube

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DOG POO MISERY , originally uploaded by the_moog . It isn't just the swine flu... There is dog poo too...