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Sonnet 66

To be intellectually honest, when declaring which is his or her favourite Shakespeare sonnet one should have read all of them. I have not. But yesterday I read some of them and liked this one very much. 7 more words

Richard Armitage

Branagh does love Branagh

Henry V (1989, Branagh)

I like the little plug for the Henry VIs – plays ‘which oft our stage hath shown’ – Shakespeare throws in at the end and it does remind you, as we approach the founding of the Globe, quite how far we’ve come. 752 more words

Love's Labor's Lost

Love’s Labor’s Lost forced me to think about how we perceive art. Most often it is as the artist intends for us to experience it (I intentionally do not say “see”). 1,570 more words


A to Z Challenge: More Fictional Favorites! Day 22: Vincent from Beauty and the Beast

V is for — Vincent from Beauty and the Beast

I’ve always loved the storyline of the Beauty and the Beast fairytale — the cursed beast-prince angry and brooding in his dark castle, saved by the love of a kind and beautiful woman. 424 more words

A To Z

Weeks 47 and 48 of the Doodles: Take #2

Ah its Friday again and your current news update from Lincoln. There is a strong smell of damp in the outside passage corresponding with a large damp patch on the ceiling, thought to be a leaking bathroom next door on the basis of a similar issue last year when the passage ended up with a inbuilt waterfall feature. 494 more words

Stuff Usury

“The synonym of usury is ruin.” Dr Johnson

“No amount of money given in charity, nothing but the abandonment of this hateful trade, can atone for this great sin against God, Israel and Humanity.” … 1,323 more words


Chub-Chub Shakespeare Winners

Announcing the three winners of the Shakespearean/Chub-Chub challenge. This was probably the hardest contest to judge. There were so many wonderful entries. Thank you all for playing! 126 more words