Hey all! I’m kind of here…working on new stories slowly. In the meantime, I enjoyed opening night at Proud Embankment last week, worth reading about and worth going to see! ^_-
Proud Embankment opened it’s doors on the South Bank this weekend for a raucous preview night of burlesque and cabaret variety — with many more to come!
I took a burlesque virgin with me, and as we walked in the doors, through the lush velvet curtains and up the sweeping stairway to the cocktail bar for a Cosmopolitan (or two), he turned to me and said, “It’s very….Moulin Rouge, isn’t it?”
Yes. Yes it is. And I realised, as we took our cocktails to the edge of the balcony, looking down over seated guests and an impressive aerial performance rig, complete with starlet casually relaxing back on her hoop in a position I could never imagine a human body to relax in, that this is actually a rare thing.
Because Proud Embankment evokes all the fantasy of a Baz Luhrmann masterpiece, spiked with the gritty pedigree only found…
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