On Days Like This….

I am having a rotten day. Nothing, but nothing, is going well. My head is now stuffed with random unproductive thoughts and I am sinking fast. I am floundering in a sea of indignation, indecision and sadness. I feel helpless and hopeless and and have now sought refuge at my computer to try and make something coherent out of the babble in my head……remember the game where you were required to make a jumbled assortment of words into a well known phrase or saying?…there is so much I want to say but I seem to be struggling with order, organisation and focus. Maybe I should just pluck a word or phrase out of the bubbling porridge that is my fevered brain  and give it voice…… pick me!…..pick me!…. Continue reading

…’être ou ne pas être, das ist die frage…

imgres.jpgDid you see the programme celebrating the 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare’s death? In one sketch, the ‘great and the good’ of acting did a most enjoyable presentation of the ‘best and only’ way to deliver that so famous first line of Hamlet’s soliloquy…. ‘To be or not to be that is the question’ … with each actor in turn putting the emphasis on a different word in the quotation, to humorous effect….. Continue reading