Travel

“All the World’s a Stage…”

If my time in Edinburgh was a low point for this trip, my time in Stratford-upon-Avon far and exceedingly made up for it. I made this journey on my own, not with any classmates or as part of a school assignment. Ever since my purchase of Shakespeare’s Complete Sonnets as a child, I’ve had a… Continue reading “All the World’s a Stage…”

Travel

The Lake District

Our journey to the Lake District began with a stop in Wordsworth’s Dove Cottage. A beautifully maintained home, it contained many artefacts that had originally belonged to the poet and his sister, including, amusingly, his coffee grinder, and significantly, a table around which he and Coleridge had conferred on matters lyrical and otherwise. From there,… Continue reading The Lake District