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The Tempest and Dating

Sometimes I chuckle when I read Shakespeare, partly because I can’t believe I’m reading Shakespeare even though I’m no longer in school (why? why would I do this?), and partly because Shakespeare so often nails it when it comes to human nature—even for modern society. 950 more words


Ticket To Ride, Book 2, Chapter 28: Mexican Wedding Cookies in the Sea...

Seychelles – Mexican Wedding Cookies in the Sea

by Livy Tinsley

Seychelles by way of Zanzibar. Serenghetti for Morgan on the way back but now Seychelles, sea shells, the Indian Ocean. 581 more words

Book Excerpts

Review: Maxine Peake as Hamlet, at the Royal Exchange Manchester

It’s the holy grail, Hamlet made fresh and distinct and specific and alive. You read it on every interview and every programme. Except how do you do that? 1,050 more words


September 14th 11PM

AM FINISHED! Am bloody fantastic poet. Move over Shakespeare.


Romeo and Himself

Dear Sister,

I never wanted my love story to be the kind of glorious ones you see in the movies, one with bouquets of flowers and Eiffel Towers and over-the-top gestures. 503 more words

F.A.O. William Shakespeare

Shakespeare, my dear -

Get gone. Get out. Out of history, out of reality, out of print at least. Choose a different universe. This one isn’t big enough for the both of us. 217 more words


Macbeth at the Tobacco Factory (Review for Exeunt)

Image by Farrows Creative

This fortnight’s London Review of Books contains two articles on the theme of Scottish Independence. One is a review of Michael Penman’s new book ‘Robert the Bruce: King of the Scots’, and the other is a collection of ‘Reflections on the Independence Referendum’ by an assortment of writers. 987 more words