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Richard III | Childhood & Adolescence

“Now is the winter of our discontent
Made glorious summer by this sun of York” 

- Richard III, William Shakespeare

You’d think, given Shakespeare’s seeming vast knowledge of kings and queens that his portrayal of Richard III – although heavily dramatised – might hold some grain of truth to it. 492 more words

Anne Neville

Gandhi (Original Poem)

His walking stick stood two feet higher than he. On a good day. A day when he was not slumped over from starvation. His self-imposed exile from the hatred surrounding him. 124 more words

Writing

Sobriety V. The Blank Page...

Hello and Welcome Friends and Visitors,

    You’ve all seen movies with the opening shot of a dark apartment on skid row. With only the light from a neon sign from the bar across the street, the camera closes in through a dirty window, onto a man who is lying across his rumpled bed, smoking a cigarette, and sipping on a glass of whiskey. 703 more words

An Authors Thoughts

Happy Benjamin Vaughan Day

The civic holiday in Ontario falls on the first Monday in August. Many municipalities have renamed the day to honour a historical figure relevant to their community. 212 more words

City Of Vaughan