Monthly Archives: June 2011

Glastonbury Raffle

When I was nine I had a lovely and very vivid dream. I dreamt I was a wavy green blade of grass in a dew-soaked meadow and if I stretched high enough I could see over my fellow blades all … Continue reading

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White Chocolate

Natural Theatre Company tends to specialise in street theatre these days, the type of performance from which unwilling observers can literally walk away. We used to do indoor shows that involved quite a lot of participation for the captive audience. … Continue reading

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Lay-by Litter

There’s a lay-by near my house that until recently sported both a mildewed sign welcoming visitors to our floral city and a large corporation litter bin. Of a morning the bin was almost inevitably surrounded by pizza boxes, beer cans, … Continue reading

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Mayor

Two equally enjoyable events at the weekend, one involving old men in bizarre hats firmly rooted to the ground, the other involving young men in baseball caps being catapulted into the sky. The ancient mayor-making ceremony was probably more surreal … Continue reading

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Cheryl

Someone heard me holding forth (waxing lyrical I thought) on Radio 4 last week and said I sounded West Country. Apparently I had come over all Wurzel. And there’s me thinking I was an RP person. The lady I had … Continue reading

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