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Unsuitable King John

At first I thought King John was going to be about our very own Old Vole. I was soon put right. Now I’m not convinced that King John was a suitable king to write a play about. He was no … Continue reading

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Poor Shylock

Today marked the first 2015 visit to the Globe with the Weasels. The play was The Merchant of Venice, which I’d never seen. I did, however, know the story so I didn’t need to read a synopsis beforehand. This always … Continue reading

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Romanos graviter

Today was the second Weasel outing to the Globe for 2014. We saw Julius Caesar which I’ve been looking forward to seeing. It’s possibly the one Shakespeare play I know really well, the reason being that our English teacher thought … Continue reading

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Revenge

Anyone who likes a lot of revenge, should see Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus. There is not just an awful lot of revenge but it does highlight the stupidity of it. Today was a Weasel outing to the Globe and, having read … Continue reading

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Long boats and Weasels

The last time I went to the British Museum with the Weasels, it was to see the Pompeii and Herculaneum exhibition. At the time, I complained that it was too crowded, making it very difficult to appreciate the whole thing. … Continue reading

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Drinking weasels

Having bypassed the Blackfriars pub (after our previous, awful discovery that it had turned into a gastro-pub) we ended up at the George at the end of Fleet Street. Imagine our joy and delight when we found a real ale … Continue reading

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Early eruptions

Today I went to the British Museum, with the Weasels, to see the Pompeii and Herculaneum exhibition that has had everyone talking for ages. It has been heralded as the best exhibition ever. I was looking forward to seeing something … Continue reading

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Pew back

It was a race against the clock. Darren and Lorna had to get to Victoria station, via the Tube, by 11pm. At Highbury and Islington Tube station, they raced down the corridors, bustling the slower movers out of the way. … Continue reading

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Made glorious summer

Today marked the end of the paralympics and the end of our summer of sport. We’d been dreading it but, when all was said and done, we managed to avoid the worst of the crowds and Tube warfare. It has … Continue reading

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Making grown men weep

Today I travelled up to London, not to see the final day of the Olympics but to join in another bit of patriotic fervour; Henry V at the Globe. Mirinda joined me on the train as she was on her … Continue reading

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