So- the day we left London was conveniently the exact same time as the London Tube strike. Which meant all undergrounds (subways/metros) were closed from the employees striking, which then caused all taxis and buses to be insanely busy. 278 more words
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Hello all! Considering we got back from our summer trip to Europe back in September, these next few blogs will be long overdue. We got extremely busy over our last semester at school, and I just lost the time to update this every so often. 454 more words
With the giving and getting of gifts growing to a crescendo in late December, it is to many a glass of cold water in the face when the merriment suddenly gives way to a bleak long winter with scarcely a box or a bow in sight. 247 more words
Tonight I’m off to an open-air performance of Macbeth, so what better time to post a profile of its writer?
Over the course of his career The Bard wrote or collaborated on over 30 plays (the usual count is 38, although the authorship of some is contested), 154 sonnets, two longer poems, and an uncertain number of other verses. 605 more words