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Young Chekhov: Platonov (National Theatre)

David Hare’s adaptations of Chekhov’s early plays is presented at the National Theatre as single plays as well as a day-long trilogy, but having seen both ‘Ivanov’ and ‘The Seagull’ before, I chose to go on Saturday morning to see ‘Platonov’. 331 more words

Theatre

Giulietta's balcony

We are in Italy and have travelled two and half hours through olive groves, vineyards, oleander and the occasional maize crop. The road from Milan to Malcesine is a drive on roads sandwiched between the Alps and the country and then between the Alps as backdrop and Lake Garda on one side and the dramatic granite upswing of land. 2,565 more words

Literature

7 Views on Writing

  1. Hey, remember that scene where the alien bursts out of the guy’s chest?  “If a story is in you, it has to come out.”  ~William Faulkner…

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Humor

For Anton

My warrior who sailed the skies

My pilot of the Beyond

I’ve missed you

It’s been two months, you know

But I feel like it’s only been a few days… 61 more words

London: Summer Theatre Binge Day 1

This summer my plan was to get my finances in order after a long spell of spending more than I earned. Then tickets went on sale for a play called ‘The Deep Blue Sea’ starring Helen McCrory and my downfall began. 2,170 more words

Ensign's Log Stardate 20168.5-The Philosophy of Star Trek: TOS S.1 E.1

Ensign’s Log Stardate 20168.5

Today I start a journey.  In celebration of my love for philosophy and Star Trek, my goal is to (re)watch all 729 episodes and 13 movies of Star Trek, based upon the airdate, and reflect upon each episode and movie’s philosophical themes…..engage! 1,362 more words

Captain Kirk

The Man in a Shell, by Anton Chekhov

Translated by Mae Liou

On the very edge of the village of Mironositzkoe, some belated hunters were taking shelter for the night in Prokofy the Elder’s shed. 5,132 more words

19th Century