Category: A Good Word is Hard to Find

  I’ve got a sweet tooth for The Great British Baking Show. You might even say, I get a “sugar high” from watching it. For all of its typical British stuffiness, and despite its meandering pace, I’m hooked on its simple elegance and English baking traditions. While enjoying a rerun of season three, a new […]

    In Shakespeare’s The Tempest, a sudden storm throws together two unlikely companions on a deserted island. Following a shipwreck, Trinculo, the court jester, seeks shelter on the land. He is driven towards a strange creature, appearing as a hideous and large fish. Trinculo discovers that the “fish” is actually a native islander, a […]