Shakespeare introduced between 1700 and 3000 words to the English language and some of them may surprise you! Here are some of the most popular Shakespearean words that are used today. I've even covered my favourite insulting words of his...
Whilst everyone knows of the heartbreak and passion of Romeo and Juliet, and the tragedy and darkness within Macbeth; few know of the horror and gore of Titus Andronicus, and the terrible incident which Henry V111 caused back in 1613.
Tomorrow brings the first day of Spring, so today I bring a short story about the season of new beginnings. She came from a world victim to an eternal winter. Daytime was twilight and the night was darker than we could fathom. The brightest light came from the dim glow of the miniature moon hanging … Continue reading When the Curse of the Eternal Winter is Broken . . .
Spring is approaching! And with it comes longer and warmer days to spend in the garden reading. There are so many new releases coming out over Spring 2020, but here are six books that I can't wait to come out over Spring.
Writing Prompt no.29 - Write about your 21st birthday.
I will let this get to my head, Charles Dickens and I share the same birthday as each other. Obviously, this is a sign . . . right? Not just that but, as I have mentioned several times on my blog before, Dickens also stayed at the hotel where I work, alongside Wilkie Collins in … Continue reading Charles Dickens Birthday
Rewrite a fairy tale. Give it a new ending or make it modern.
1. In the Time We Lost by Carrie Hope Fletcher Published: 17 October 2019 Genre: Romance novel, Magical Realism, Psychological Fiction, Contemporary Romance, Romantic fantasy See January 2020 Book Haul 2. The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern Published: 13th September 2011 Genre: Novel, Romance novel, Fantasy, Fantasy Fiction, High fantasy The circus arrives without warning. … Continue reading My 2020 Reading List
Writing Prompt no. 25 - Go people watching and write an ode to a stranger you see on the street.
The first month of 2020 is almost over, and as it comes to an end I realise I have bought more books than I am able to read one again. I am risking posting my January Book Haul too early, however, I am resisting the temptation to spend any more money. I am attempting to … Continue reading January 2020 Book Haul