Eileen Atkins as Rosalind and Richard Pasco as Jaques in a modern dress "As You Like It" at Stratford-upon-Avon in 1973. Photograph by Zoe Dominic.
“And this our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything. I would not change it.”
Sunday, 26 January 2014
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A picture from The Children's Hospital at The Leicester Infirmary - later to become the Leicester Royal Infirmary where, at birth, I survived an attack by rhesus-positive anti-bodies - which could have been lethal back then in 1957.
I returned to the same hospital to have stitches in my lip after running into a glass door at age 3, and had a broken arm reset at age 4 after falling off my tricycle on ice. Then some time later at age 6 I became an inpatient and underwent a tonsillectomy. I have not been back since.
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Monday, 20 January 2014
Sunday, 19 January 2014
During the redevelopment of the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, and since it re-opened, there have been posters on buses in the Oxford area with people - some well known - some not - next to a museum object and with something written on their forehead. There were also the free postcards like this one...
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