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Winter stories at Charlecote

December isn’t the coldest month of the year, but it’s the darkest, with days getting progressively shorter most of the month. Earlier this week I visited Charlecote Park, the stately home near Stratford-upon-Avon, and couldn’t help thinking how much┬áthe lack … Continue reading

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Stay passenger, why goest thou by so fast? A taste of history at Holy Trinity Church

Stay passenger, why goest thou by so fast? This line begins the English verse beneath the figure of Shakespeare on his monument. It was designed to draw attention to the grave of Shakespeare “with whome, quick nature dide”. Ironically, for … Continue reading

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