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# Day 118 (Some ‘ravelry’ this…)

After many many years last winter i rediscovered the simple joys of a forgotten skill…knitting! (all thanks to the family’s new bundle of joy!) Knitting as a craft is always associated in my mind with childhood and my mother. The … Continue reading

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# Day 45 (The Fool’s Perspective)

On a street in Stratford-Upon-Avon you come across a bronze sculpture titled “The Jester” by James Butler. The bronze statue standing on a stone plinth features the jester ‘Touchstone’ from Shakespeare’s ‘As You Like It’ and the inscriptions on the … Continue reading

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# Day 44 (Of Bardolatory…the Shakespeare Obsession)

” If you fix the year 1600 AD on a mental time line and travel twelve years before and twelve years thereafter~~in those twenty four years you will discover a body of thirty-four plays, the greatest to be ever written … Continue reading

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