Gabriel and me

OK, let’s start with a little quiz. Ten famous Gabriels? There’s the angel, known for appearing to a certain woman in Nazareth, and being played by the blonde girl in primary school Nativity plays (I suppose of the predominantly male parts available, an angel is closer to androgynous than a Wise MAN…) Erm… and then… […]

Simón Bolívar and…

…well, it’s not really about me, is it? But you see, ever since I got interested, really interested, in Spanish, it was Latin America that fascinated me. I’m not really sure why: I don’t think it was just an exotic thing (over the Atlantic being more exciting than across the Channel and down a bit), […]

Atticus and me

Yes, that’s right, Atticus, as in Atticus Finch. I know he’s fictional, and I don’t care. It was Atticus that was responsible for me wanting to be a lawyer, and it was him that made me realise, a few years later, that it wasn’t at all the career for me? Why? Because I was young […]

Quick bit of news…

…for those of you that are such avid fans that there simply isn’t enough for you to read here! 🙂 (I don’t know if anyone actually fits in that category, but humour me anyway). So, the wonderful Sarah Burne James, of ex-St. Anne’s, now living in Japan fame, has kindly invited me to get involved […]