Discovering the World

Early one morning, any morning, we can set out, with the least possible baggage, and discover the world. So begins the brilliant ‘In Praise of Walking’, by Thomas A. Clark, a poem I’d heartily recommend to anyone. But what kind of world can we discover? That’s a writer’s question, to some extent – the suspicionContinue reading “Discovering the World”

Taking a Roundabout Way

The experience of theatrical touring has long been woven from contrasts. On the one hand, there’s the undeniable romance of the road, the fun of exploring new places, but on the other – well, there are the sometimes grim discomforts of being stuck for weeks on end in transit or deeply dodgy accommodation, surviving on an unbalanced dietContinue reading “Taking a Roundabout Way”