Monthly Archive: February, 2012

What is the greatest?

So, did you know that it is forbidden to ‘sing’ the Islamic call to prayer? Apparently, if the vowels are excessively elongated and the call becomes more like song, then people won’t understand… Continue reading

If in doubt, go see a show.

Last week I rode the country backwards, all the way from Leeds to Bristol, to give a little talk to some undergrads at my alma mater, the Department of Drama: Theatre Film and… Continue reading