The eagle-eyed among you will have spotted that in yesterday’s sign-off I said it was Tuesday when it was in fact Monday. All day. For some reason yesterday seemed like a long day. Maybe it was because I felt tired – the close, thundery weather that never seems to break can be quite oppressive – or maybe it was because of the sheer Bank-holidayness of it all, but whatever the reason I became a day ahead of myself.
I also wondered if I’d get comments about the title. Why Jason? Then again maybe you’re all far more educated than I give you credit for and had sussed straight away the connection between Argos and the story of Jason and the Argonauts:
Argos (the store) is of course named after the hundred-eyed monster of Greek myth:
Eyes also feature strongly (and disturbingly) in King Lear, the latest production of which was broadcast last night. More on this later as I have yet to catch up with it since we were catching up with The Handmaid’s Tale having watched A Very English Scandal on Sunday night:
It’s all go.