Shakespeare Saturday: Love’s labour’s lost

These are barren tasks, too hard to keep, not to see ladies, study, fast, not sleep! Love’s Labour’s Lost is a romantic comedy that could probably be described as bittersweet – it is about love, but while it doesn’t end in tragedy, it doesn’t have a traditionally happy romcom ending either. And it isn’t particularly … More Shakespeare Saturday: Love’s labour’s lost

England’s song

Warning: this post is heavy on poetry and purple prose. On the Bank Holiday Monday couple of friends and I set off to visit the Sissinghurst Castle in Kent. It was a cold, rather dreary day, the sky hanging low, and no amount of wishing and hoping on out part would make the clouds part. … More England’s song