The search for a better life

We’re reading a lot this week about people crossing the mill pond (at the moment) that is the English Channel, in order to touch their dreams and begin the search for a better life. As usual that news is accompanied by swathes of hate-filled messages on social media about them coming ‘to steal our jobs’Continue reading The search for a better life

Access to Stratford upon Avon is to be decided by size

Access to Stratford upon Avon is to be decided by size. New restrictions based on National Clothing Size (NCS) have been introduced by both Town and District Council as to when people may enter the Town (not District) Stratford upon Avon. A Spokesperson for the District and Town Councils explains… ‘Due to a combination ofContinue reading Access to Stratford upon Avon is to be decided by size

A coming together of the Creative Industries

It seems to me that what with the very fresh and welcome announcement from the Government regarding monetary help for the Arts that the time has come for the profession to have a rethink. I think, as unfortunate as it may be, the way the general public think of ‘the arts’ is not going toContinue reading A coming together of the Creative Industries

Saving the Theatre. Not your usual run-of-the-mill-protest

I’ve been getting myself into a bit of trouble over at the Creative Performance Protest site here on FaceBook. Understandable I suppose, because rather than condone what I see as a bit of a mild happening,  I have been advocating something a little more er shall we say, …passionate. A more Saving the Theatre notContinue reading Saving the Theatre. Not your usual run-of-the-mill-protest

Road Layout in Stratford upon Avon

July 1, 2020 Warwickshire County Council, Stratford-on-Avon District Council and Stratford-upon-Avon Town Council have confirmed that the changes made to the road layout in the town centre to support social distancing while allowing for more business to open in line with the easing of Government restrictions, need to be retained. This will ensure the continuingContinue reading Road Layout in Stratford upon Avon

A day to remember. July 4th VV day. (Victory over Virus Day)

I don’t know about you but I’m busy putting up sandbags and barbed wire around the hobbit house here on Trinity Mead. I’m getting ready for the UK’S July 4th Independence Day er…celebrations. Or as I call it, A day to remember. July 4th VV day. (Victory over Virus Day). Why? I apologise for being aContinue reading A day to remember. July 4th VV day. (Victory over Virus Day)

Heather Gibb performs ‘From the Owl Pen’ by Ian Harris.

Heather Gibb performs ‘From the Owl Pen’ by Ian Harris. Part of the Message in a Bottle series found HERE.   "From the Owl Pen" by Ian Harris Had fun doing a bit of "set dressing" and slightly witchy makeup to get in the zone for this! Thanks for letting me live my witchy dreamContinue reading Heather Gibb performs ‘From the Owl Pen’ by Ian Harris.

Full list of the 331 Tory MPs who voted against weekly testing of NHS and Care staff

  I was just meandering around the internet (as you do) when I came across this; ‘Full list of the 331 Tory MPs who voted against weekly testing of NHS and care staff…’.  My first thought was who in their right mind, no matter what political party they belonged to would vote against such aContinue reading Full list of the 331 Tory MPs who voted against weekly testing of NHS and Care staff

The Royal Shakespeare Company

I accept that I have been banging on about the lack of performance from our beloved RSC (The Royal Shakespeare Company) time and time again, I’m sorry. But hey,  I’m off again. I’m afraid after reading yet another whinging piece about the demise of the place and the jobs therein, I’m annoyed and more thanContinue reading The Royal Shakespeare Company