Monthly Archives: August 2016

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream has aged relatively well, but I find that it is the silliest of all of his comedies. I enjoyed it, but it is almost too silly. Humour is fickle – what one person finds uproaringly … Continue reading

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Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar

My class seems to have been one of the few that didn’t read Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar in high school. Because this play contains a lot of famous lines, I knew how it went (not to mention that I had at … Continue reading

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By the Water

copyright 2016 Peaceful and quiet The sun sets behind the hills, Reflecting off the waves That lap softly onto the shore. Alone upon the rock, She gazes up into the sky. Here, now, she sits. There is nothing of the … Continue reading

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A Good Fish & Chips

What makes a good fish & chips? Obviously, good fish and good fried potatoes, perhaps with flavourful seasoning, but what else? I have embarked on a bit of a quest, ordering fish and chips at various restaurants and trying to … Continue reading

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Lack of Written Words

I have been thinking a lot lately about historical evidence. In the study of history, much focus is put on the written word. Usually, the term “prehistory” is used to refer to events that took place prior to the adoption … Continue reading

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