The Scottish Play in Edinburgh

There are very few plays that written over 400 years ago  succeed in enthralling an audience consistently and with heights of engagement. The recent production of Macbeth staged in Edinburgh and due for onwards productions in London and Washington DC,  forges an abiding memory. A keynote of the production  can be described as ‘never a… Continue reading The Scottish Play in Edinburgh

Perception of Subtleties

We had stopped in the main town car park in Troon in Scotland and about to leave the car for bits of shopping.  I found myself saying something like ‘Do not get confused about this’ without really thinking what I was saying. Anne’s answer was spot on as she  recognised a strangely out of character… Continue reading Perception of Subtleties

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Goldmark: An Extraordinary Gallery

The Leicestershire Town of Uppingham is noted certainly for its  famous private school but the Goldmark Gallery in the town  certainly deserves more than a passing mention.  One connection with school is that this was attended by the brother of Vera Brittain who would write Testament of Youth to immortalise  her deep personal losses of… Continue reading Goldmark: An Extraordinary Gallery

Re-colouring Shakespeare

Enter the First Folio It had been a creative project to assign colours to every letter in a specific text by Shakespeare and has been described in a previous post. It has always been unclear as to the best font to use. Fonts at the best of times are highly subjective like the cognitive experience… Continue reading Re-colouring Shakespeare