Month Eleven (Status Report, Pt. 2)

For context: Intro to My Happiness Project I couldn't cover all of my status report on Month Eleven’s resolution of engaging in leisure in one post (see Month 11 pt. 1), so I'm continuing where I left off, at the end of the second term. The weekend after Term II officially ended, we had planned a coach tour …

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Globe Guide + Much Ado Review

The Globe Theatre, in case you're unaware, was the playhouse where William Shakespeare wrote and performed with the Lord Chamberlain's Men--lead by Richard Burbage. If you've seen Shakespeare in Love than you've got all this down pat. What stands today, of course, is not the original establishment. The original was constructed in 1599, but burned down in …

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Month Eleven (Status Report)

For context: Intro to My Happiness Project Needless to say, Month Eleven’s resolution (from back in July) of engaging in leisure went magnificently. How could it do anything else? The classes alone were well worth all the head-and-heartache. Check out the classes I took each term (two week periods). Term I-- Shakespeare's kings: King Lear and The Tempest; England …

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Lost in the Country: Windsor, Bath, & Stonehenge

For our second weekend in Cambridge, we booked a day excursion to Windsor, Bath, and Stonehenge. Emeline and I are huge Austen fans so Bath was a must. Hannah was dying to go to Stonehenge because of her Pagan faith. And I really wanted to see at least one castle.   The one we booked …

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Guide to Cambridge (Town)

Cambridge is the mother of all college towns. It's ancient--as exhibited by the round church (pictured below). It's bustling--there were about a million Chinese tourists clogging the streets. It's jam-packed with things to do, see, and eat. Founded in 1209 and granted a royal charter by King Henry III in 1231, Cambridge is the second-oldest university in the …

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