Archive | November, 2013

Sonnets for Advent 1: Sonnet 3

Here begin our Sonnets for Advent: one a day for the next 24 days to help lead us up to Christmas. In Sonnet 3, the speaker addresses a male subject and urges him to reproduce, to ‘form another’. Not to do so would mean cheating, or unblessing, a woman who is longing to be the […]

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Poetry at the Palace!

Tuesday 19 November saw an extraordinary gathering. When I arrived, there was already a long queue outside the main gates of Buckingham Palace. Police were carefully checking passports and driving licenses. But once we were in, it was like walking into an architectural expression of grace – open courtyards, great staircases, and as many magnificent […]

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Honorificabilitudinitatibus!

On Saturday 30 November, The British Shakespeare Association pays tribute to two excellent and contrasting Shakespeare scholars by making them Honorary Fellows: Professors Terence Hawkes and Stanley Wells. There will be a special gathering here at The Shakespeare Centre, Henley Street from 10.00am during which a series of short talks and reflections on both Terry’s […]

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