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I make things on the web, mobile and in the actual world.

I've done lots of bits and bobs over the years, and right now I'm mostly working on this.

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Madama Butterfly?

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Could someone explain this to me?
25th Feb 2005, 17:58  

Eiain says:

Ah! Dear dear Cio-Cio San. Basically Alfie, it is the age old tale of girl gets guy, girl looses guy, then decideds that hara kiri is the way to go. General saturday night leftover stuff at the local barn dance type of victim thing! Plots, sub-plots, and of course not loosing face!

25th Feb 2005, 21:53

/Alfie says:

I know the story, as weonderfully summated as you have - what I mean is, wasnt it called madamE butterfly? and not madamA?

26th Feb 2005, 12:37

mat says:

Just a guess, but isn't Puccini Italian? Maybe Madame is spelt differently in Italian..

26th Feb 2005, 12:51

/Alfie says:

Lets Ask El Gato!
good reasoning Mat, we may be onto something.

26th Feb 2005, 13:00

mermaid1 says:

Madama butterfly is an opera in 2 acts based on the play Madame butterfly by David Belasco. Puccini wrote the music to the opera Madama butterfly.

26th Feb 2005, 13:06

/Alfie says:

huzzah, mermaid knows all.

26th Feb 2005, 14:48

kgog says:

And then there's "M Butterfly" which is a twist on the concept...

1st Mar 2005, 16:17