Everybody is clever nowadays.
I read Oscar Wilde’s “The importance of being earnest” for the first time this weekend. It’s an absolute delight! Very witty, as you’d expect. And I totally recommend it. Here is an excerpt: Jack: I am sick to death of cleverness. Everybody is clever nowadays. You can’t go anywhere without meeting clever people. The thing […]
Galileo: “Young man, I never eat olives without thinking”
Yesterday my friend Sophie and I watched “A life of Galileo”a play by Bertolt Brecht staring Ian Mcdiarmid, at the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon. The play was mind blowing. Outstanding acting, great text, minimalist set design (how we like it) and very witty. A pleasure to watch from start to finish. Totally recommend it. […]