This is a very difficult piece to write and an awkward question to have to ask. Especially as I see myself as a ‘live and let live’ type of person. A person who because of his own life experience, thinks that in all his dealings with his fellow human beings, he is fair and non-judgemental.Continue reading A Resurgence of the Thick?
One of the many things I will remember during this lockdown are the times The Stratfordian’s household has exploded. Not literally of course, (although I wouldn’t be that surprised to find out someone (no names) was in the process of constructing a bomb made from every-day household ingredients as an act of revenge), but inContinue reading The Stratfordian’s household has exploded
Sent to Erica Whyman (RSC) via Twitter. ‘Here’s an idea. Why not use ‘The Dell’ (Open air theatre space in RSC Gardens Stratford upon Avon) to give an all day (?) sonnet reading. Single actors reading a single sonnet. Charge 50 people to come in (for a set period of time?) and be responsible forContinue reading Sent to Erica Whyman (RSC) via Twitter.
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
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.
UPDATED Sometimes I write these things in haste (or in a drunken haze) and on second reading they turn out to be not as clear as I want them to be. In which case I will have another go and rewrite or give up, apologise and retreat with my tail between my legs. Either way,Continue reading Dear Erica Whyman
Let me make a serious comment for a moment, The Stratfordian is getting a bit fed up with posts appearing on various Social Media suggesting that we should somehow let the Government ‘off the hook’. These posts are pushing the ridiculous idea that we should stop criticising Government Policy and basically let them get onContinue reading A serious comment