“All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players; They have their exits and their entrances; And one man in his time plays many parts, His … Continue reading Celebrating Shakespeare’s Globe
For many, William Shakespeare is the greatest writer in the English language. He is called England’s national poet or the “Bard on Avon” or “The Bard.” William Shakespeare continues to … Continue reading Celebrating William Shakespeare
He may have died 400 years ago, today on April 23, 1616, but his advice remains fresh and relevant. One of my favourite passages is Sigh No More Ladies from … Continue reading Sigh No More, Ladies
There is a lot that has been said about William Shakespeare. Everyone has an opinion on who he was, who he was not, what he wrote etc. The debate goes … Continue reading Shakespeare on Goodreads
It is Halloween, the night of October 31, the eve of All Saints’s Day. Some scholars believe that Halloween has Christian roots which have been influenced by the Celtic … Continue reading Song of the Witches & The Great Pumpkin
“Be not afraid of greatness. Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them.” William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night Today is National Shakespeare Day. There is … Continue reading A Day for Shakespeare – April 23, 2014
Halloween is coming and all of the little ghosts and goblins are in countdown mode. Unlike the scholars that debate on the origins of this auspicious day, children, of all … Continue reading Countdown to Halloween
Today is William Shakespeare’s birthday. The Bard of Avon, whose words expressed the joys and tragedies of humanity, our gratitude… “As an unperfect actor upon the stage Who with much … Continue reading Happy Birthday William Shakespeare!