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Travelled from Edinburgh to Warwick. Visited Warwick Castle and Ann Hathaways birthplace. Ann Hathaway was the wife of William Shakespeare. She was 10 years older than him. Stayed at the Hilton hotel and had our farewell dinner. I ended up with laringytis and ...
... housed and shops. Much has been made of the fact that William Shakespeare was born, married and died here. Ron and I took a pleasant walk along lanes and past quaint cottages to Anne Hathaway's thatched cottage and garden - Anne was Shakespeare's wife and the Hathaway's lived in the cottage for 13 generations. A very well preserved and maintained building with great examples of 14th and 15th century furniture, including the bed Anne slept in when she lived ...
... is not typically studied and it definitely gave me a new outlook on it.
On Thursday, our group took our last day trip to Stratford-upon-Avon (Shakespeare's birthplace) to see a production of King Henry IV. Theatre is the central focus in the town and I absolutely adored the atmosphere. I did not enjoy King Henry IV as much as I had hoped but going there and being there just melted my little Shakespeare-loving-English-captivated heart :) ...
... getting to them and they've decided to be shut that day!!! Grrrrrr! Not good for business people!
Tori was AMAZING as usual. Just her and her pianos. I had a really emotional moment in one of the songs, the way she performed it was just breathtaking.
That was the quick jaunt to Birmingham. Seeing as it is so close, it might be a good place to go to other concerts as well when they come up.
... wider grins. Did a little house work, some paper work and went to get some food, that when I came face to face with a huge chocolate bunny. I am very good at resting temptation but this was one temptation I couldn't resist. I had to have him! I left the store keen as beans to tear into the sucker but thought it might be a good idea to wait until we got home out of the eye of the public who would certainly disapprove of my choice of food and wouldn't think twice about telling ...
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