The Stratford Hours

Posted by on Oct 1, 2016 in Art in the Attic | 2 Comments

I took a trip to Stratford-upon-Avon last weekend. It was meant to be a theatre trip with my friend A. but she was forced to cancel at the last minute and as I was unsuccessful in finding anyone to go in her place, I decided to go alone. It feels a little odd holidaying by […]

Time and The Tempest

Posted by on May 23, 2016 in Art in the Attic | No Comments

For a number of years, more often than not, I’ve held a birthday party for Shakespeare. Very rarely on the day itself, but as no-one can be sure he really was born on St George’s Day, any date in the ballpark of April is good enough. The format is always the same: I get about […]

Three Plays for Autumn

Posted by on Nov 3, 2015 in Art in the Attic | 2 Comments

I’d meant to write this new post for October before this, but what with one thing and another it’s been an unusually busy month. Lots of visitors and a weekend away made for a rather decadent few weeks of outings, including a magical evening with family at an old Welsh manor house (planned) and a trip […]

A Moveable Feast

Posted by on Mar 31, 2015 in Art in the Attic | No Comments

So last week I was in Paris for a long weekend (if you can stretch a weekend to four and a half days without calling it a short week). As it happened, the flat we were renting was in the exact same arrondissement I stayed in last time I visited the city as an eager […]