Monthly Archives: May 2012

Gorilla

British weather is bonkers. Not many days ago I was huddled up to my radiator thinking I’m really fed up with being cold. Then, in what seems a few hours, I’m sweating at my desk surrounded by a battery of … Continue reading

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Greece

I heard on the radio that tourists are staying away from Greece. Apparently this is especially true of Germans. Surely this means we should all get out there double quick. No queues at the Acropolis, no towels on the sun … Continue reading

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Airport queues

The recent controversy about long queues at airport passport control reminded me of a memorable moment in my bank of travel stories. One Christmas I was part of a Natural Theatre corporate gig in the Virgin Islands. Believe it or … Continue reading

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Funny countries

I’m often asked how the Natural Theatre performances go down with different cultures. Counting the Channel Islands as a separate entity, we’ve performed in the streets of nearly eighty countries. With the help of our twenty five actors, I’m compiling … Continue reading

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Rabid dog

It’s proving to be quite a year! What with the Comedy Festival, Party in the City, the Torch Relay, the Jubilee and the Olympics, we’ve just about managed to squeeze in a Widcombe Rising. For those of you that don’t … Continue reading

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