Friday, August 03, 2007

A grand day out

Thanks so much for all your comments on my long, rambling post about the hospital visit. I am almost 100 per cent again now, though still a bit appetite-suppressed: always hungry, but not really wanting to eat anything much.

Thursday, in celebration of our 10th wedding anniversary, the wife and I went to the theatre to see Othello at The Globe, as previously mentioned in this post. Pictures will follow.

The theatre itself was magnificent and the play was great, with a really gripping, compelling last act, and the performances were solid all round. Afterwards we met the man in the title role, Mr Eamonn Walker himself, had a chat with him in the bar for a good five minutes, possibly ten, talking about his film choices, locations he's worked in, and things like that. He then humoured us with some photos and an autograph. A real gent of a man.

A great day was had by all.

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Blogger Sheamus the... said...

SAIHEEEEEED! that is awesome. I hope you get back up on your horse.

04 August, 2007 20:05  
Blogger mister anchovy said...

Glad to see you're back on your feet!!

05 August, 2007 15:39  
Blogger Milla said...

Hey, so you were strong enough to carry your lady out of the door on your anniversary, GREAT!
Looking forward to the pictures :)

05 August, 2007 21:18  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Happy 10th!!!

06 August, 2007 00:11  
Blogger The Ex said...

Happy Anniversary to you and your wife! Othello is such an amazing play.

Glad a good time was had by all!

06 August, 2007 02:20  
Blogger Martha Elaine Belden said...

happy anniversary!! i'm so glad you enjoyed othello

and i'm STILL jealous :)

06 August, 2007 05:22  
Blogger Glamourpuss said...

There's a critic who argues Othello is basically a gay love story, but I dunno. Desdemona is a pretty weak character but Iago's hatred is more akin to that of a stalker than a lover...

Glad you're on the mend.


06 August, 2007 16:02  
Blogger Gardenia said...

Gosh, sounds like my hospital visits in april! Frightening! Well, sounds like you had a record for no signs of life! Anyway glad you are on your feet again and it sounds like you had a wonderful time! Give Red my love, I'm off to N.O. More posting, comments when I get back.

07 August, 2007 05:31  

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