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)

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

Why isn’t the Royal Shakespeare Theatre putting on theatre?

Look, I know that there’s a possibility that I have this wrong. I mean, there’s probably a law or something that says what I’m suggesting makes it impossible. Please, let me know. Anyway. My question is this…Why isn’t the Royal Shakespeare Theatre putting on theatre? OK, so I know that there’s a pandemic on. I’mContinue reading Why isn’t the Royal Shakespeare Theatre putting on theatre?

10 reasons why living in Stratford upon Avon is OK

I thought it was about time I made an effort. That I girded my loins. That I forced a smile upon my face and put my mind to being positive. Easier than I thought, here are 10 reasons why living in Stratford upon Avon is OK. In no particular order… The River. There’s something aboutContinue reading 10 reasons why living in Stratford upon Avon is OK

pedestrianisation again

I’m sorry to bring up that old chestnut, pedestrianisation again but just in case you haven’t seen this press release from Stratford Council… Press release. ‘To assist in the reopening of Stratford Town and the recovery from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, Warwickshire County Council, Stratford-on-Avon District Council and Stratford-upon-Avon Town Council have workedContinue reading pedestrianisation again

Trinity Mead, Stratford upon Avon. 

Trinity Mead, Stratford upon Avon is, in my opinion a pleasant enough place to live. All human life is here. From the theatre lover to the drug dealer. From the piss-head to the pensioner. In line with a lot of ‘recent-builds’ it has nooks and crannies. By which I mean there are segments of theContinue reading Trinity Mead, Stratford upon Avon. 

Them & Us. Deniers & Believers.

I don’t know whether I’m the only one who has noticed, but the longer this Covid 19 thing goes on, the more the population is dividing into ‘Them & Us’. Deniers & Believers. ‘Them’ that believe that Covid 19 is a hoax and ‘Us’ that believe the situation is extremely serious. The Stratfordian identifies as anContinue reading Them & Us. Deniers & Believers.