Poetry Focused Boat Tour of London’s River Thames.

Hi all, Locating place in poetry is undeniably transformative of both the meaning assigned to the poem, perhaps reflecting a place of inspiration, dedication or written location, and the meaning of the place itself, as a complex “portal to history and identity [where] all human beliefs, aspirations and endeavours are forged [and] archaeology, history, onomastics …

Lewis Carroll’s Walking Tour through Wonderland.

Hi all, This post was written for my Literary Tourism Project at Lancaster University. It proposes a family focused walking tour that traces the biographical background of the English author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, often concealed behind his widely adopted pseudonym of Lewis Carroll, to explore and connect the hometown of Daresbury to his collection of …

My Five Day Thomas Hardy Tour (post COVID-19 isolation).

My COVID-19 isolation pastime of planning future trips and researching literary tours, as my next course module for university, has recently inspired my want to undergo the Thomas Hardy literary tour. This blog will outline the possible trip plan; starting in Dorchester, driving to Salisbury and concluding in Stonehenge.  Day One: Dorchester. Dorchester is the …

My Cambridge University HE+ Award!!

Originally posted on Lovable Literature:
This week has been an absolute blur of excitement! I have succeeded in something which I never thought was possible making myself and my family proud. This post is dedicated to my unbelievable achievement on winning the Cambridge University HE+ award. Keep reading to find out about the scheme, my…

Romeo and Juliet in Theatre

Where? Within 28 days, a replica of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre was erected in an ordinary car park in the city centre of York. It is named the Rose Theatre, nicknamed as the pop-up globe and is host to the performances of Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, and Midsummers Night Dream. Me and my family were lucky …

Experience: The Duchess of Malfi in theatre.

As part of the English Literature A level, students in my college are required to learn about the play of The Duchess of Malfi by John Webster. Today, we were given the opportunity of watching this Jacobean tragedy live in The Swan Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon which is also the birth place of Shakespeare. Brief Overview …

Experience: Much Ado About Nothing in Theatre.

Last Saturday, I had the opportunity of watching an amazing production of Much Ado about Nothing in Wigan Little Theatre. Due to this theatre being local, quite small and without a large amount of funding, all of the actors were amateurs and the set was made by volunteers. For me, this gives a strong sense …

Experience: My Visit to the Brontë Parsonage.

Recently, me and my parents spent a day visiting the village of Haworth in order to experience the Brontë Parsonage. The day was both extremely educational and enjoyable as I am currently studying the text of Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë for my English Literature coursework. Upon arrival at the Brontë parsonage, I had a …

Experience: My Visit to The Globe Theatre, London (featuring a scrummy afternoon tea).

Hi all, Earlier this year I was lucky enough to visit Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London as a birthday present. As a relatively new admirer of Shakespeare’s work, it was an excellent opportunity for me to learn more about the life and influence of Shakespeare on modern society. Me and my parents started our day …