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Shakespeare Sunday | 150718

“When the hurly-burly’s done, when the battle’s lost and won” quote from Macbeth.

Yeah I’m not dead- just busy. Sorting out my time a bit better to make sure I keep you guys up to date as well.

Cheers :D

Shakespeare Sunday

At Stratford with William

From above I watch the story unfold
Bask in dense poetry
The pleasure of  words and phrasing
So pertinent to the action
To the people laying out their very lives in front of us… 101 more words


A Date With . . . Rachael Wright

My ‘date’ this week is a Manchester United supporting woman from Colorado who writes gritty, emotionally charged mysteries. I began by asking her about her home state and why she prefers soccer and Manchester United to her local NFL team, Denver Broncos. 1,687 more words



Having quickly got over the apparent ‘bad luck’ in saying ‘Macbeth’, since ten-year-olds apparently don’t understand why I’m saying ‘The Scottish Play’, even when I say it really loudly, I have actually found myself quite isolated by the school production of Macbeth. 486 more words

Mental Health


There’s a superstition among acting types to avoid mentioning the name of this particular play and call it instead “The Scottish Play,” but if that movie I made where I was created by God to fight the personification of one of the Twin Towers taught me anything, it that’s I’m not an acting type. 50 more words


Shakespeare Sunday | 070117

“Let every man be master of his time.” Macbeth in The Scottish Play by the Shakespeare

Let’s have some context to the whole thing, this is from Act 3 Scene 1 just after Banquo exists the room to go on the ride with his son. 143 more words

Shakespeare Sunday

The Lady in the Scottish Play: Vaulting Ambition: Lady Macbeth a Source of Power

Despite not being the hero (or heroine), Lady Macbeth is the most compelling and dynamic character in William Shakespeare’s tragic drama, Macbeth. At different times during the play, Lady Macbeth is the driving force behind Macbeth’s ascension to the throne. 1,184 more words