Farewell to Spock

By now we've all heard the news that Leonard Nimoy has died. As a Star Trek fan, this is, of course, terribly saddening, but fortunately there is so much to celebrate about Nimoy's life and work. Here is my own painfully inadequate tribute:

As I was drawing this comic, I stumbled across a now much-shared letter that Nimoy wrote in response to a biracial girl asking him for advice. It just goes to show what an absolutely top-class human Nimoy was. 

Live long and prosper, everyone. 

The Almighty Leek

This coming Sunday, the first of March, is St. David's Day! Poor old St. David doesn't get nearly as much international acclaim and love as his hard-drinking Irish counterpart does, but among Shakespearean circles his feast day is heralded for primarily one reason. And that reason is...

Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Sant Hapus! 

All You Need To Know About Love's Labour's Lost

2015 is shaping up to be the year of Love's Labour's Lost. First we have the Royal Shakespeare Company's current production, which is due to be live-streamed to cinemas around the world tomorrow.  Then, later this year, I'll be off to see a production at the Stratford Festival in Canada. Finally, this summer there are plans to film a version of Love's Labour's Lost set in a boarding school. (To help support this project, check out their Indiegogo campaign.)

With all that Love's Labour's Lost floating around, I thought it was a good time to put together a handy-dandy one-page guide!