Francis

Jul. 20th, 2008

03:27 pm - Review and incomprehension: The Taming of the Shrew

Yesterday I went to see the RSC perform the Taming of the Shrew in Stratford upon Avon. It was played uncut, very straight, and performed extremely well with all the characters being more than understandable. At a technical level I would therefore have to give it full marks. I have just one basic question about the performance.

Why would anyone want to watch a play like that?
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Current Music: Dr Horrible's Musical Blog
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Jul. 13th, 2008

09:04 pm - Bah

Made it half way to Pembury, felt sick and ill, and so turned round and came home.

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Jul. 1st, 2008

11:16 am - Apparently

I've got hyperventilation, and the worst possible thing for me is to be off work and rather than reducing my normal level of activity I should have been increasing it. So I've just wasted the last six weeks of my life... At least it's not as serious as I thought it was.

Current Mood: relievedrelieved
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Jun. 17th, 2008

01:13 pm - Oh bloody hell!

First available appointment with a consultant: July 1st.

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Jun. 9th, 2008

02:56 pm - I hate being ill

For those of you who haven't seen me recently, I've been ill for the past few weeks with a respiratory condition. And the local GPs appear to be utterly useless.

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Dec. 27th, 2007

05:09 pm - Many happy returns!

Happy birthday loreid

Happy birthday livredor

Happy birthday nitoda

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Sep. 7th, 2007

05:26 pm - I hate incompetent letting agents

I've just been messed around by two letting agents for about three weeks - the first took a deposit and then gave the flat to someone else and the second faffed around then lied about the terms and conditions (again, the deposit will be refunded).

Therefore I need somewhere in London (within striking distance of either Eltham or Woolwch) for a couple of weeks before the new attempt at renting goes ahead - could one of the various Londoners on my friends list help out please?.

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Aug. 9th, 2007

01:22 pm - Like a bat out of hell

I've just submitted my resignation to TRL as I have a new job at Queen Elizabeth's hospital, London (the poster child for PFI deficits). It wasn't a hard choice to make, and I'm moving back to London in the next month or so.

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Jul. 1st, 2007

08:16 pm - Flanders and Swann update

Damnit! Outbid.

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Jun. 29th, 2007

11:42 am - And Then We Wrote

The missing Flanders and Swann album has been found on E-Bay - and partly to prevent a bidding war between sections of my Flist, I thought it would be a good idea to form a syndicate to buy the thing. (And then MP3 it for whoever doesn't get the LP).
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