Doing some routine admin tasks this morning gave me a chance to listen to the wireless (well, the computer listen-again feature, but you know what I mean) And there was a programme by Dominic Dromgoole exploring and talking about The Blackfriars Theatre, the one that Shakespeare’s company of actors played in during the winter, while… Continue reading Serendipitous programmes
I am frustrated at how hard I am finding to see any of the games in the current Rugby World Cup. In other years, I have travelled long distances to see games (Eurostar being just down the road helped a great deal in 2007, for example; we managed a lot of games that time) This… Continue reading Missing the games….
Well, I am currently on a train, waiting to get home. I have been to class, I have been to a library, I have kept up with the discussion, i have even met a class mate who is older than me (or at least, he looks as if he is; perhaps I am insulting him!)… Continue reading First day at school…..
Tomorrow I am going to the first formal class in the new course I am doing. I have done the reading – almost, due to finish it tomorrow morning – and I have even seen the plays we are going to discuss. Most of my new class mates are at a play this evening, but… Continue reading New studies….
Last week was filled with conversations with people I had lost touch with for a time, and are now in my life again. Some of these conversations were planned, some were, indeed, long-planned,but finding a mutually convenient time proved tough, and some were out the blue. All were wonderful. Catching up, telling stories, sharing insights…all… Continue reading Re-connecting…
I went out to buy some essentials today, and ended up buying a (very small) chalkboard! (I got the things I needed as well,) I haven’t used a chalkboard for far too many years. And this is not just a whim. It is – yet again – an attempt to keep on top of stuff,… Continue reading Chalkboard
31 years ago today, Beloved Other and I promised to cherish each other. From my perspective, I can tell you he has kept his promise; on good days and on bad, when it has been easy and when it has been nigh on impossible, when it has been full of delight and when it has… Continue reading Walking together…