Tag Archives: Shakespeare

FOOLING AROUND

A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool. William Shakespeare. The last of the court jesters was Dicky Pearce who was the Earl of Suffolk’s fool. Born in 1665 he eventually entered the service of the Berkeley family at Berkeley Castle. In 1728, during a performance, […]

TIME FOR A SYNOPSIS

It is with an almost morbid interest that I watch various peeps on the Interweave chasing after the Holy iGrail. They endeavour somehow to win iVirality gaining vast numbers of iClicks, becoming the next ‘big’ thing, having vigorous sales of mugs, a recognition by the iMasses of the new iStephen Fry or the iBill Shakespeare. […]

SO WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE?

Gertrude, my pet llama, has been with me almost as long as I’ve had a blog. [new avid readers might like to put Gertrude in the search engine over on the right – either that or get a life of course]. Anyhoo, I was fossicking in the loft the other day and came across the […]

PAINT DRYING COURSE

Can anyone recommend a Paint Drying course? I’ve tried Political Science and Grouting, but unfortunately retained some interest. I’m considering Shakespeare, as I’ve always found his stuff rather tedious, but I always end up laughing when I see ‘Bottom’ written down. By the way, I have actually tried watching paint dry, and I now have […]