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“The sweet of the year”: spring in Shakespeare’s Stratford

Shakespeare is famous for his knowledge of plants of all kinds, but especially flowers,Ā and he particularly lovedĀ springtime. It’s one of the reasons why spring flowers are brought to lay on his grave in Holy Trinity Church on his birthday on … Continue reading

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Shakespeare’s well-apparell’d April

Shakespeare loved spring, and April, with its freshness and optimism is the month of which he writes most fondly. I couldn’t let it go by without a post containing a few of his lines, together with a selection of photographs … Continue reading

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