March 1st, 2007

breaking bad

On re-reading Gawain

I just finished Gawain and the Green Knight. I forgot how often Gawain kissed the mysterious Lord Bertilak. Quite a lot.

I haven't got the Armitage translation with me, so here's one I found online.
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breaking bad

We have been down together in my sleep, fisting each others throat

I went to see Coriolanus tonight, at the RSC. Oh man. It was brilliant. Rarely I sit in a play and think 'I wonder if I can get in to see this again before the end of the run'. It was way hot, with lots of fighting and kissing. Timothy West and Janet Suzman were superb. Suzman was quite brilliant. Coriolanus was played by William Houston, whom I don't really know but he was excellent.

I don't really know this play, but basically Coriolanus is a superb fighter, but such an arrogant bastard he gets kicked out of Rome and shacks up with his old enemy, Aufidius, and then falls out with him too. So, ideal for me really, all wrestling and snogging.

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