12 Nov 2009

Year of the Flood and a Beard

Recently a beard has waxed and waned across my features.
It wasn't looking too bad the day I acted with Margaret Atwood, playing the part of Adam One in the promotion of her new novel: The Year of the Flood.
It was a lovely evening - and, regardless of any acting skills, I enjoyed hearing my voice boom out through Ely Cathedral.
In my mind the whole time: the oil painting of Blake's 'Tyger' that loomed magnificently over my childhood - and the gratitude that life can throw up some weird and wonderful moments...