Monthly Archives: September 2014

In the Footsteps of Giants

“Well, first of all,” said the BFG [Big Friendly Giant], “human beans is not really believing in giants, is they? Human beans is not thinking we exist.” ― Roald Dahl, The BFG The Giant’s Causeway is an impressive geological formation on … Continue reading

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Surprising Liverpool

Penny lane is in my ears and in my eyes There beneath the blue suburban skies. — John Lennon and Paul McCartney, “Penny Lane” What do you know about Liverpool England beyond it being the hometown of the Beatles? I … Continue reading

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Seeing Shakespeare As He Should Be Presented

Gloucester (blind): Is’t not the king? Lear: Ay, every inch a king. — William Shakespeare, King Lear After the great London fire of 1666 wooden buildings were completely prohibited in that city. American film director Sam Wanamaker was able to wring … Continue reading

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Do One Thing That Scares You

Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there will be to know and understand. — Albert Einstein People need to get out … Continue reading

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