Posts Tagged ‘Hamlet’


Summer has arrived when Bard on the Beach is playing.  Last night we saw Hamlet, and a stunning performance by Jonathon Young as Hamlet. (more…)

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Skull – detail of statue of Saint Ambrose

Originally uploaded by grimhund

Alas poor Yorik! Like Saint Ambrose, whose skull we see in the picture, that mighty voice is now dead. But the thoughts remain.  ( A frivolous cartoon shows Hamlet kicking a skull, and proclaming “I said I knew him — I never said I liked him.”)

These weird thoughts are prompted by what I found in pursuit of a statement made during the SME Keynote address that the Catholic Church is anti-mining:  a blog called Save Rapu-Rapu.  There is a long and rambling posting that cannot make up its mind to support mining or attack mining. But it contains some fascinating perspectives on the attitude of the Church to mining. I quote and edit:


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