Thursday, 27 June 2013

For she hath played the strumpet in my bed

From The Monmouthshire Mouthpiece:
We asked Doc Barbara by phone to do a five-minute sketch of Othello's justification for murdering his wife, Desdemona.  From this result we wonder if she is becoming a little hard of hearing.

Monday, 24 June 2013

Her latest attempt

Despite Doc Barbara's evident admirable qualities this newspaper has to admit she has her critics, one of whom is the cynical editor of our sister paper, The Brynbuga Beagle. He challenged her to paint one of the prophecies from Macbeth and sent his own photographer to capture the result. She chose the one which promised security to the eponymous hero until a wood came to his castle: as we all know, the enemy cut down branches and carried them to disguise their numbers. When asked about her primitive canvas, she replied that she always thought there was an element of Dad's Army about this section of the drama. We must try her with something more imaginative and we do not rate his photographer either.

Sunday, 16 June 2013

Emulating Picasso

   Doc Barbara is always on the lookout for new challenges and experiences and never thinks on the small scale, Recently she decided to illustrate all the works of Shakespeare starting with The Tempest as she likes to do things backwards for added interest and piquancy. The well known quotation about the isle being full of music stimulated her imagination but, unfortunately, not her latent artistic talents.This newspaper has, however,  every faith in her potential and will keep her many admirers up to date.