FLEABAG involves the events/lifestyle of the owner of a guinea pig themed restaurant in London, located on the Northern Line. After her friend BOO died, the restaurant is solely owned and operated by Phoebe Waller-Bridge. Pure British comedy delight, equally blunt and abrupt, scene after scene, repeatedly delivered with very strong coarse language. Created, written and performed by Phoebe Waller-Bridge.
Oh…some of the roads that we walk down in life are just so painful… And yet there remains this need to communicate what we have been through….so that we, and other wayfarers may learn from the experience…
Vanessa de Largie went down a long and torturous road whilst she stayed in a relationship with an abusive and violent partner. She documents this time in her life with her book DON’T HIT ME! which she has written from diary notes taken at the time.
The structure is simple. Each page has a subject heading and then her notes/thoughts are detailed below.
It makes for tough reading. The account is raw. De Largie is a straight shooter …
The joy of Shakespeare is that whether you are a Bard Tragic or just a dabbler, you are guaranteed to find at least one or two quotes that feel so tasty and nice to speak and hear that you want to find the odd opportunity to trot them out.
There was even a song called “Brush up Your Shakespeare” written in “Kiss Me Kate” dealing with the universal delight that this genius can spark. (For years my daughters giggled and wondered, when we were sailing, at my exhortations directed at the heavens to “Blow mighty Jupiter!” and “Blow winds and crack your cheeks!”; delivered, of course, at the top of my voice. You only need “Blow wind” for Google to direct you to King Lear Act III Scene ll.)