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Kemp’s Jig

   Will Kemp worked alongside Will Shakespeare as a shareholder in the Lord Chamberlain’s Men during the 1590s and he was known to be one of the comic masters of … Continue reading

19/01/2012 · Leave a comment

Can I forgive her? No, not really

Review: Anthony Trollope, Can You Forgive Her? I’ve spent over a week labouring through this Victorian tome and I have to admit that the first four hundred pages were a … Continue reading

17/01/2012 · Leave a comment

Fine weather for a walk

Yesterday, the thrushes were singing their hearts out and there was almost a hint of spring in the air, but surely it’s too soon to hope for that.  I am … Continue reading

07/01/2012 · Leave a comment

New Year, new skill

Now’s the time of year when everybody is at the gym, so I thought I’d do a bit of limbering up myself – the mental kind – by learning how … Continue reading

07/01/2012 · Leave a comment