Category Archives: Globe

Twice a year the Weasels attend performances at Shakespeare’s Globe. These are the ones I’ve gone to.

I’m not understanding the metaphor

Today was a Weasel Globe Outing. We were seeing A Midsummer Night’s Dream. I was slightly concerned it would be a bit dreary after the extraordinary Emma Rice version of a few years ago. My fears were unnecessary. It was … Continue reading

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I will rather trust a Fleming with my butter

Today, in Borough market, I was buying cheese and meat, two Weasel staples, when I came across a French provincial cheese shop. The young chap was very helpful, loading my bag with various familiar cheeses. I then pointed to a … Continue reading

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Very Moorish

Today, through rain and a slight chill in the air, I travelled into London to attend my first ever production of Shakespeare’s Othello. Mind you, I have seen the Verdi opera and I do know the story but, even so, … Continue reading

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A plague of custard

You’d think I’d have had enough of Weasel-time after the last couple of weeks but nothing of the kind! Today I was off to the Globe to see King Lear with them. Before I headed down to the theatre, though, … Continue reading

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As howling after music

Following a delightful Laze-in (which is like a Lay In only not so formal), I headed off to the Borough Markets in order to by some delights for the Weasel Globe outing today. And, delight of delights, I found some … Continue reading

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Scary Kate, Irish Kate

There’s something that smacks of appealing to the lowest common denominator about the announcements on the Thames Clipper. What is wrong with the travelling public learning the proper terms? Why on earth do we have to put up with pandering … 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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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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Jet lag and the Globe

Today was the first Globe outing for the Weasels this year and The Tempest was the play. I set off from Aldershot (Mirinda kindly drove me on her way to pick up the poodles from the kennel) because of engineering … Continue reading

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