Category Archives: Shakespeare

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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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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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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