Bard on the Beach’s The Comedy of Errors is choreographed like Clockwork. Literally. Various shapes, sizes and degrees of functioning gadgets adorn the Mainstage, with its customary beach view beaming through behind. The set resembles the inside of a machine and functions just as smoothly and impressively, as does the production itself, styled in the exciting Steampunk genre.
As promised in my St.Andrews & Anstruther blog post, here is a continuation of one of my best travel days to date, commencing in the beautiful St.Andrews, travelling to the charming Anstruther, and concluding with a ‘pleasure’ cruise to the Isle of May.
Well- my trip has wrapped. I’ve been on the road for six months, travelled to 9 countries, countless cities, and connected with numerous souls along the way. I commenced my journey in a long dreamt of and desired city, the famous Big Apple, to fulfill a life long goal. I concluded the trip by revisiting my past, moulding easily back into my life in Dublin, rejoining my beloved friends, family and workplace, the incomparable Abbey Theatre. In between? Many adventures, to many wonderful new and familiar places, with many cherished friends.
Morocco: a sweltering, intimidating, inexpensive, culturally rich country. A place where I recently spent two weeks travelling. And when I say travelling- I mean HEAVY backpack on your back, sweaty under the sun, windy cliff roads, uncomfortable camels, long bus rides, communication difficulties, taxi fare bartering, near car accidents, three hour customs lineups, cold showers, ineffective ferry services, unfathomable time tables, and unexplained layovers.
Thinking of heading to Scotland? Beyond the wonderful epi-centre of Edinburgh that is? Let me make a heartfelt recommendation: St Andrews. Having recently finished up participating in the Edinburgh Fringe Festival I decided to head north for a few days and explore another region- The Kingdom of Fife- and trust me, it is just as majestic as it sounds…