MCM: Lope de Vega (1562-1635)

Portrait of Lope de Vega (Wikipedia) We start this series with a look at one of the most prolific authors in the Spanish language, with a life that was as evenftul and scandalous as it was productive. It is no secret that I love Lope de Vega. His love story with Marta de Nevares is …

Preparing my Shakespeare Monologue (1): Previous Impressions on Lady Anne

(Image from Masterclass.com) As part of the Masterclass with Helen Mirren, here's a look at the process I'm following to prepare the main exercise, a Shakespeare Monologue. So,  as I pointed in my return post, this is the year when I decided to put all my stuff in order, which means: Get rid of my …

Let’s make a podcast (1): Choosing the story and the style

(Image from Futurelearn.com) Welcome to a look at the process behind creating the new project of Out in Little Stars: A podcast!So yep.I'm making a podcast.Why? You ask.Well, might be that the course I've recently taken in FutureLearn* in partnership with the University of Wollongong titled The Power of Podcasting for Storytelling has helped me …

I am not dead

Believe it or not, this (almost) year of silence is over. Hey, so I know it has been a while since I last posted. Not that I have much of an excuse, but I promise I have been doing things in the meanwhile: I took an online acting course with Helen Motherflipping Mirren (YAY!)My health …

My favourite versions of my favourite Shakespeare characters: Henry V

Branagh in a still from the movie (IMDB) A character's view that came exactly in the time I needed it serves us to start this new series of articles. As every Shakespeare nerd worth their salt, I have my favourite characters. Moreso, I have my favourite versions of my favourite characters. I might like them …