Coward was a cool and cultured classic (1899 to 1973) who set his elegant and deliciously witty lyrics to such singable melodies as “Mad About the Boy.” These days, I’m mad about the boy’s music – Coward’s that is! It must have something to do
I was born in Cardiff Royal Infirmary in 1867, the last and most scrawny of Thomas and Nesta Thomas’s three daughters: Morag, Eirian, and Clara. I lived with my Mam and Dad at 11 Whitchurch Street and they worked in Cardiff Market selling fresh vegetables and some fruit grown in the
Community Theatre has always been one of my major hobbies. I am drawn to trying on the cloak of different characters – the wife who can’t get her head around a suitcase full of money her husband has “found”; the maid whose sister is returning from America as the fiancee of my employer’s son; the spinster who gets a proposal; the mother of the attractive debutante.
This fall, in Noel Coward‘s Hay Fever,
Anyhow, at a rehearsal the other day, a few of us in the cast were chatting about some of the TED talks we love. Have you ever spent a couple of hours browsing through TED’s wonderful “Ideas Worth Spreading”? There are so many that are totally brilliant.
How about this talk by J.K. Rowling – her commencement speech