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Another Jigsaw Puzzle Finished June 15, 2018

IMG_1973  A work in progress 1000 pieces Shakespeare’s Britain

 

 

IMG_2152  Completed puzzle – very enjoyable to do, the pieces were of excellent quality, however one needed super duper eyesight to read place names etc – I no longer have super duper eyesight

 

 

 

 

Shades of Shakespeare’s Macbeth January 9, 2017

Filed under: Ancestors,Art works,Artists,Genealogy,Macbeth,Shakespeare — Janet @ 3:19 am

Is Duncan MacDuff really my 19th Great Grandfather?  This calls for further research into my genealogy.

macbeth_and_banquo_meeting_the_weird_sisters_jw  Artist J Wootton, scene from Macbeth, Macbeth and Banquo Meeting the Three Weird Sisters

 

Snippets From Shakespeare November 27, 2015

Filed under: Shakespeare — Janet @ 5:46 pm
  • 2EDAD  Shakespeare

    Hearth, cold storage pit and kitchen utensils were found at New Place

  • This is the site of Shakespeare’s house in Stratford-upon-Avon
  • Evidence of a brew house and a well were also discovered at the site
  • Discovery sheds life on the Bard’s home life and the man behind the plays 

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3335368/William-Shakespeare-s-kitchen-discovered-complete-hearth.html#ixzz3siNOb8In
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