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The Umbrella Organisation

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Posh party invites hit Communities and Local Government (CLG)
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rakspatel wrote in mycroft_brolly
Today, the Department of Communities and Local Government (CLG) got their posh party invites. The invites went to all my colleagues who I used to work with on the race, faith, integration and cohesion agendas. Hopefully, some of them will be able to come along - see you at the party CLG!

BAFTAs: Sherlock vs Dr Who - Come on Sherlock!
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rakspatel wrote in mycroft_brolly
Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock) and Matt Smith (Dr Who) are going head to head, battling it out for the best actor award in the BAFTAs. Sherlock itself is nominated for best drama.



Photo credit: http://doctorwho76totterslane.blogspot.com/2010/07/steven-moffat-twitter-profile-photo.html

Read the full story here:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/tv-and-radio/2011/apr/26/baftas-battle-doctor-who-sherlock
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/8473481/Bafta-2011-Television-Awards-Nominations.html

The BAFTAs take place on 22 May.

Raks's says - Come on Sherlock! Come on Benedict! Also - Come on Rev! (Rev is nominated for Best Sitcom).



Photo credit: http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/liverpool-entertainment/echo-entertainment/2010/07/03/paddy-shennan-s-tv-review-rev-bbc2-100252-26775033/

BAFTAs: Vote for Sherlock in the YouTube Audience Award
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rakspatel wrote in mycroft_brolly
Vote for Sherlock in the YouTube audience award!

Which gives me another chance to use this photo, my favourite Sherlock photo of all time:



Full story:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/8473722/Nominees-for-Baftas-YouTube-Audience-Award-announced.html
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District Messenger 311 - Addendum
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rakspatel wrote in mycroft_brolly
For those who receive an email copy of the District Messenger please note this addendum to the latest issue:

"Rakshita Patel has asked me to say that she no longer has any involvement with the Mycrofting website. Her own admirable site is at http://mycroft-brolly.livejournal.com/ - The Umbrella Organisation.

Roger Johnson (RJ)"

Belatedly - Welcome Back Dr Who and Matt Smith
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rakspatel wrote in mycroft_brolly


Photo credit: http://www.denofgeek.com/television/394167/bbc_releases_new_matt_smith_doctor_who_pictures.html

Dr Who and Matt Smith returned to the BBC this Saturday. Welcome back!

For those who watched it, please feel free to comment below. I have Sky Plused it and I will watch it as soon as I am able.

Matt Smith is for me, THE best Doctor of all time - and he more than deserves his BAFTA nomination - Go Matt Go!
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200 Journal Entries for The Umbrella Organisation
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rakspatel wrote in mycroft_brolly
PARTY PARTY PARTY - Sherlockian Cocktails all round!



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Rocket To The Moon
yvaine24 wrote in mycroft_brolly
 
I went to see "ROCKET TO THE MOON" at The National Theatre last night. Wasn't sure what to expect, but I really enjoyed it. It was funny, and quite emotional, and the cast were very good.

I booked to see this originally because Keeley Hawes and Joseph Millson are in it. Over the years I've enjoyed watching these wonderful actors in a variety of roles, and everything they do is always very watchable.  So them being in the same play was reason enough to go see it. I'm so glad I did. 

Oh and Joseph Millson is gorgeous.

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