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Act 2, Scene 40 - "Positively stone age."

Notes on Kiss Me Kate

Shakespeare and Co wrestle with the sexual politics of The Taming of the Shrew in this week’s cartoon.

Raleigh is conforming much more to his big lunk sitcom archetype this time round. 38 more words

74:  High Talk of Spain

Another sorry harvest, and poor folks are starving.  We cats keep well hid lest we be ate.

I did not see Nero this winter past, but my niece showed her saucie face again. 821 more words

The Last Duchess

The Last Duchess by Jenny Barden.

Post by Sandra Taylor.

The Last Duchess by Jenny Barden is a wonderful descriptive novel of early tudor England and the very different conditions encountered by the early settlers at Ronoake Island in the New World.  230 more words

Book Reviews

Artichoke soup recipe...makes 1 quart

I’m sure it’s the same for each generation, they wonder how on earth the previous managed… how many years after the return of Sir Walter Raleigh with the potato, did cooks find it impossible to imagine a world without spuds? 382 more words


Eternity in Our Hearts


What gain has the worker from his toil? I have seen the business that God has given to the children of man to be busy with. 487 more words

How high was the Bard when he wrote Richard III....?

Here is an interesting theory, which I found courtesy of Susan Loughlin. It does make one wonder if Our Will had some funny stuff in his clay pipe!