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Out & About - Shakespeare in High Park

Last week, Christina and I ventured to High Park to see Hamlet, presented by the Canadian Stage and directed by Birgit Schreyer Duarte. After a wonderful dinner at the tree house (a.k.a. 485 more words


More Inky Comparisons of Montblanc William Shakespeare Velvet Red

Whenever a new Montblanc limited edition ink is issued, we tend to wonder if it will be close to any of the prior ones. I happen to have some of the recent Montblanc reds to compare to the new… 19 more words


Day 15 - Copenhagen - Helsingør

Day 15 – North Zeeland – Helsingør

Well, it is safe to say, after walking almost 13 miles yesterday in Copenhagen, we are completely and utterly knackered. 310 more words


Have you any further trade with us?

This sounds like a royal dismissal. A “you don’t have anything else to say, do you? You’re done wasting my time now, right?”
And Rosencrantz’s response has a quality of acknowledging that. 72 more words



It is but the common misfortune of men to die.

Or so I’ve been told.

Perhaps man’s misfortune is to live. To live, to feel, to love, and to be broken by all the above. 185 more words


The Ophelia Syndrome: A Character Analysis and Discussion

Despite the fact that few women of Shakespeare’s age had rights or social power, Shakespeare gravitated towards writing strong, developed, and empowered women, the writer seemingly having a modern opinion of the female sex. 1,254 more words

a William Shakespeare geek-out post

people like to lay claim to the fact that Shakespeare wasn’t one man, but a conglomeration of men, because his birth was NEVER recorded. but allegedly, he was baptized on April 26th, 1564, and so people like to pin his birthday on April 23rd, because GUESS WHAT? 256 more words