Month: April, 2010

A day off

Of course I am glad to be alive. Of course I am grateful that I live in a time and a place and a society where breast cancer can be spotted and treated and gone. Of course I am mindful of all the people being danced closer and closer to an abyss by cancer, and [...]

Girls having fun

Yes, readers, it’s the moment you’ve been waiting for.
You can now buy your very own copy of the Race for Life single, ‘Girls Just Wanna Have Fun’, sung by celebrities, women up and down the UK, and yours truly.
Details and the video are here. You’ll find it in Tesco stores throughout the land, or at [...]

The tales we tell

This weekend Alan and I went on our annual pilgrimage to Stratford, to celebrate the anniversary of the birth of William Shakespeare, playwright, poet, and the man who brought us together when we both worked with the Friends of Shakespeare’s Globe in the 1990s. It’s always an emotional one for us, and this time I [...]