In honour of the premier tomorrow (or today, for my British lovelies!) of Tom Hiddleston’s performance as Hamlet, I’ve decided to actually do what I’ve been putting off for a while now: rank the past Hamlet performances I’ve seen in order of preference. To be clear, I’ve yet to see a production of this play… Continue reading “The Play’s The Thing…”
Sometimes writers get stuck. Sometimes we don’t think we’re stuck, but what we’ve done is accidentally patched a hole in our road, when actually we needed new paving altogether. And sometimes, we just get bored with the direction we’re going and are looking for something new to play with. In all of these cases, what… Continue reading A Little Perspective
Well, I said I would follow up on my final days in England and to that end, here I am. I suppose I must apologise for taking so long….I think a part of me was hoping that I would wake up one day and this last long, hot month would have all been a dream… Continue reading Bath and Beyond
Hello everyone! Yes, I did make it back from England, safe and sound. And I will soon update you on my final days in that glorious country. For now though, I wanted to let you know that my silence has not been in vain and that I have not been idle these past weeks –… Continue reading Celebration!
“Someplace where there isn't any trouble... Do you suppose there is such a place, Toto? There must be. It's not a place you can get to by a boat or a train. It's far, far away... Behind the moon, beyond the rain Somewhere over the rainbow, way up high, There's a land that I heard… Continue reading Over the Rainbow
On our last weekend as a school group, we travelled to the great city of London. Although we travelled as a group, we were given Friday and Saturday to roam free about the city, with our only required activity being a play in Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre on Saturday evening. So after settling into our hostel,… Continue reading London Town
If my time in Edinburgh was a low point for this trip, my time in Stratford-upon-Avon far and exceedingly made up for it. I made this journey on my own, not with any classmates or as part of a school assignment. Ever since my purchase of Shakespeare’s Complete Sonnets as a child, I’ve had a… Continue reading “All the World’s a Stage…”