Archive for: April, 2018

Uncategorized April 25, 2018

TRIBUTE TO JOHN STRIDE

Actor John Stride – Stoppard’s original Rosencrantz to my Guildesntern – passed away last Friday, 20th April, at the age of 81. ‘Derek Goldby’s production’, Peter Lewis announced, ‘comes out of the dark like a spotlit jewel, full of vibrations.’ ‘In their scenes together they behave as if they had been stuck beside one another throughout

Uncategorized April 24, 2018

THE IMMORTAL MEMORY

Well-apparel’d April on the heel Of limping Winter treads. Romeo and Juliet,  Act I, sc.ii A slightly belated birthday tribute to the Bard.

Uncategorized April 13, 2018

LIMERICK FOR FRIDAY 13TH

Bad luck does not intervene By numbers and days, such as Friday, thirteen Nature overnight Bloomed this Blackthorn’s pure white Unperturbed in its blessed routine.

Uncategorized April 8, 2018

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR, 1929-1968

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. Martin Luther King Jr I took this photograph of the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool while on tour in the late 90s with the RSC in Washington DC.