It started with a kiss…

A Judas kiss.   Just like Jesus experienced a couple of centuries ago, it's been a right ol' week for friends betraying friends. First it was political as Justice Secretary Michael Gove plotted and garroted his former ally Boris Johnson. Intrigue and betrayal may be rooted in our state affairs, but the revenge tragedy currently being played on the political stage is rather … Continue reading It started with a kiss…


Regarding the Royals

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's Royal tour of India and Bhutan has dominated our news headlines this week.  Certainly, the tour is a colorful display; worth a look as we, at home, splosh through a showery April. All has been impeccably planned and well choreographed; the organizers should be very pleased (we're not hearing the wrinkles and rankles). Scrutinized … Continue reading Regarding the Royals

Watch. Listen. Read. April

   Watch:       Giselle  -  By Peter Wright, now playing at the Royal Opera House & Live in Cinemas - various dates in April A watch filled with wonder. Giselle is loved by audiences both old and new to ballet. First performed in Paris in 1841 and now a classic of the modern reporitoire; this is … Continue reading Watch. Listen. Read. April