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Perils of Titus

Yesterday I went to see Titus Andronicus at the Globe with an old friend.  I must admit, Titus isn’t a show I ever particularly wanted to see.  I knew the plot slightly from my long-held enthusiasm for The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) and from my friend Tom’s PhD on the play–he’s trying to work … Continue reading

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Perils of Titus

Yesterday I went to see Titus Andronicus at the Globe with an old friend.  I must admit, Titus isn’t a show I ever particularly wanted to see.  I knew the plot slightly from my long-held enthusiasm for The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) and from my friend Tom’s PhD on the play–he’s trying to work … Continue reading

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The Apple

It is hot in London, hot-hot.  Everywhere I walk are lobster-faced people, limbs sticky with sweat. Yesterday I walked home in the afternoon from Sunday lunch.  I had walked there in the sun over Tower Bridge, mid-tourist season, the bridge clogged with hesitating crowds all wanting the same photo in the same spot, distracted by … Continue reading