Christ Mass versus the Void

Bev Social Conscious, Prayers and Poetry Leave a Comment

PHOTO: Bev J Williams   I appear to have been extra sensitive to the build up to this Christmas. Stopped in my tracks to consider the sick on the pavements, the swaying and shouting in the streets, the stressed shoppers and the angry drivers. Do we truly have a collective purpose to Christmas anymore? Churches and Cathedrals are experiencing a …

Poem & Article – ‘Woman’s Hour’

Bev Uncategorized, Prayers and Poetry, Social Conscience 8 Comments

  Article first…poem at the end.   I believe all women are equal. I’m all for BBC Radio 4’s ‘Woman’s Hour’ and most of what it and other programmes like it stand for….however, I do have a problem. I feel that there needs to be a greater celebration of the femininity and achievements of woman who haven’t had children or …

Poem – ‘Not Your World’

Bev Prayers and Poetry Leave a Comment

  Not Your World   Don’t judge your neighbour, Or the man on the edge, A tramp with a bottle, The depressed on a ledge.   Don’t look with narrow perception, Or a smug little grin, Judging without knowledge A world you don’t live in.   Don’t call people stupid, Or misguided fools, Questioning their intelligence Not to live by your …

DAD’S ARMY – 2016. Bill Nighy: a master class in the understated

Bev Uncategorized, Cinema Leave a Comment

  Featured image:  By Source, Fair use, Universal   DAD’S ARMY – 2016 Bill Nighy, a master class in the understated. Last Friday, I went to see Dad’s Army and was not disappointed. I have to say that I was quite indifferent as to whether I wanted to see this 50 year old British comedy on the big screen. I …

LAMDA & NEW ERA Examinations and Tuition (Norwich)

Bev Uncategorized, Public Speaking, Exams Leave a Comment

  LAMDA & New Era Academy Examination classes / drama tuition Norwich Both of these organisations offer examinations in the disciplines of Acting, Verse & Prose, Devised, Public Speaking and more. Level 3 exams, for both organisations, offer UCAS points – which can be very important for those seeking to top up points for University entry or want to gain …

Public Speaking

Bev Public Speaking 8 Comments

Performing in public – pleasure or dread? Are you a confident public speaker?   Do you find it hard to communicate in public?   Are you an actor? Are you petrified of getting up in front of people to talk?  What is it about performing in public that is so attractive to you? What is it about performing in public that petrifies …

Elvis, a spiritual light…

Bev Prayers and Poetry, Elvis 1 Comment

“All you need is family, friends, love and something to look forward to”, Elvis. I cannot remember when I felt the connection to this ‘spiritual light’ – probably due to the fact that I can’t remember a time when it wasn’t there! I was born in Birmingham at the end of the 1960’s and as a baby there were only …