I’ve only read a couple of Margaret Atwood novels: “The Handmaid’s Tale” which I thought was brilliant and “The Blind Assassin” which I struggled to finish. I downloaded “Hag Seed” as a 99p Kindle Deal of the Day because I recognised the author and thought it would be a good idea to read something else…… Continue reading Book Blog: Hag Seed by Margaret Atwood
What a voice! https://youtu.be/kwkYXqHGDhI Betty Hutton February 26, 1921 – March 12, 2007 https://youtu.be/81CVvkeZhGY Bette Midler born December 1, 1945 https://youtu.be/WRl35-5CKQ0 To die, to sleep – To sleep, perchance to dream – ay, there’s the rub, For in this sleep of death what dreams may come.. And if, in a few days time, you think…… Continue reading 3 Hamlet Songs you might not have heard before!
Dame Alice Ellen Terry, known professionally as Ellen Terry, was an English actress who became the leading Shakespearean actress in Britain. She was born on 27th February 1847. From Wikipedia: Born into a family of actors, Terry began performing as a child, acting in Shakespeare plays in London, and toured throughout the British provinces in…… Continue reading Beautiful portraits of actress Ellen Terry born On This Day in 1847.
My camellia is still swathed in sheets of fleece. I’m waiting for the early morning frosts to end. Last year I removed the fleece too soon and none of the buds flowered. The previous year I kept the camellia wrapped in fleece until the end of April and there was a profusion of blooms. I…… Continue reading ‘Ne’er cast a clout till May be out’.