Asturias rewards slow travel. It is a compact region with many wrinkles hiding secrets that only reveal themselves to a… Read more What to do in Asturias
What to Eat and How to Order It “They eat an awful lot of meat and no vegetables,” my dad… Read more What to Eat and How to Order It
A reading group to explore the themes of homosexual literature. This is an open group, for reading and discussion.
Things you might want to do in Madrid and Asturias: go an visit a convent. The Reformation destroyed the monasteries… Read more Get Thee to a Nunnery!
Watch this video. It gives you a new respect for Patrick Stewart. What I admire about Stewart’s way of… Read more Richard II: A Fractured King
Here is a video clip showing Ralph Fiennes as Coriolanus. He has been tricked to showing his fatal flaw- his… Read more Coriolanus: the People’s Enemy
Wordsworth in the Mountains: The Prelude I first read The Prelude on a long train journey. I didn’t pause except… Read more Wordsworth in the Mountains: The Prelude
Wordsworth and Basho Follow the link to the Wordsworth Trust where they put on an exhibition in 2014 that put… Read more Wordsworth and Basho