Category Archives: Play

Why the proud Scot hates Shakespeare’s Macbeth!


Hello again readers. Enjoying my retirement in the Derbyshire hills, I  have joined a society for grey panthers like myself. I became a member of a history group and in my first session heard a very interesting critique of Shakespeare’s … Continue reading

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WARNING! New UK “Instagram Act” may compromise YOUR Copyright!


The UK Coalition Government is already far from popular. It has blazed a trail of broken promises and forced austerity on hard working people, whilst allowing big business and corporations to continue making obscene profits. The bankers and money men … Continue reading

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Who wrote Shakespeare’s Plays? Did he or didnt he? That is the Question!


Hello again readers. A chance encounter with a newspaper article has got me blogging today. The subject will be familiar to many and centres on the debate about the actual author of a number, though maybe not all of Shakespeare’s plays. … Continue reading

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Nottingham Festival of Words


Hi Readers Just discovered an upcoming Writing Festival takes place soon in my old home city of Nottingham, details follow..  Nottingham Festival of Words The first Nottingham Festival of Words welcomes all lovers of words to Nottingham. Events will be … Continue reading

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So who or what inspired Shakespeare to write?


Hello again readers. During some more research  for my upcoming novel and trying to find inspiration for one particular scene, I followed a path that took me all the way back to 1611. In that year the play “The Tempest” was first performed. … Continue reading

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