― When I was little we had a dressing up box in the playroom. For me this was a dragon’s horde of old clothes and shoes, things that mother no longer wore, things I could adapt to my own imaginative ends. It was such fun. I used to clunk around on footwear several sizes too big, dragging the tail of some long dress or other behind me! It was fun pretending to be what I was not, bigger than I was. ∙ I went to London’s Old Vic Theatre on Saturday more or less to see an actress doing the [...].