All In The Eyes

The eyes are one of our powerful weapons. I hear so many comments made about my eyes. “I saw the world in your eyes.” “Everything I ever wished for, I could see in your eyes.” “I’ve never known anyone give me such a malevolent stare.” “You are dead behind the eyes.” “That hollow look you […]

The Crying Game – Part One

Tears. One might consider them the ultimate embodiment of emotion. Tears appear when you have experienced some kind of extreme emotion. I know because I have watched on so many occasions as I have sought to understand the circumstances in which somebody cries and why it is that they do so. I understand that when […]

Acting Up

I recall one occasion when a particularly upset girlfriend of mine, Hannah, descended into one of her typical fits of hysteria. Hannah was an actress. She had been involved in acting since she was a teenager and had also appeared in a Royal Shakespeare Company production of Hamlet. She played Ophelia. I found this rather […]