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King Richard III reinterned 530 years later


I’m not British, but the reburial of Richard III was lighting up my Twitter feed all week long.  Twenty first-century Britain has enthusiastically embraced the story of the medieval king whose battle-scarred skeleton was found under a parking lot in Leicester in 2012.  285 more words

General

Kids Ruin Your Life.....

…Of course this statement is completely untrue, they don’t ruin your life at all, the gorgeous little treasures they are, BUT they do ruin your brain. 694 more words

Kids

So there's an app that lets you neuter writers...

Okay, so not writers themselves, but their work, which is arguably the same thing, if not worse. Yes, thanks to the Clean Reader app, you too can remove any and all words you deem offensive from any e-book. 765 more words

Writing

King Lear - Holy Trinity Church Guildford

What a rollercoaster of a ride the small but effective Guildford Shakespeare Company must have had with their King Lear. The elation of securing national treasure Brian Blessed in the title role must have felt as though all of their Christmases had come at once. 590 more words

Theatre Scribbler

Are Nettles Related To Kettles?

Look at those two right there. Look at them! Two words with an almighty similarity, other than their opening letters, whom must most surely be related in the grand scheme of things. 274 more words

Food

Brian Blessed withdraws from King Lear production

Brian Blessed has withdrawn from the production of King Lear at Holy Trinity Church in Guildford due to ill health.

Blessed collapsed during one of the early performances of the show, and has now been advised by his doctor not to continue in the role. 59 more words

News In Pictures

Space 1999: Aliens Are Jerks

Space: 1999 taught me two valuable lessons. The first is that space is depressing and best represented by the color taupe. The second is that, with few exceptions, aliens are jerks. 3,236 more words

Film & TV