By Heart – Sonnet 130 – My Mistress’ Eyes are nothing like the Sun

A proper treat for you tonight! As part of my By Heart project, I decided to revisit my favourite Shakespearean Sonnet - 130 (yes, I was exactly the teenager you’re imagining). This was no doubt influenced by my Aunt and cousin watching 10 Things I Hate About You and instantly thinking of me. I enjoyed … Continue reading By Heart – Sonnet 130 – My Mistress’ Eyes are nothing like the Sun

Covering Shakespeare!

As a fan of the Bard, I'm very excited to read about the Hogarth Shakespeare programme, launching in 2016  to mark the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death. Similarly to the Canongate Myth series, contemporary authors will be commissioned to create 'cover versions' of many of William Shakespeare's most beloved plays. To reinvent the plays as prose, … Continue reading Covering Shakespeare!