Thank you for the reminder, Penny …. reblog!!! 🙂
The “Willy” most of us don’t know. Today he’d be a prolific world class blogger for certain.
Everyone knows of him, the famous playwright who wrote timeless words.
But the real man behind the words – a different story. Looking at historical documents dated no later than 1635 (The Tudor English kept everything documented) and written comments of people who knew him, he was a “gentle” man who loved life and people. He was warm, friendly, and outgoing. He was also practical and highly intelligent!
He came to London during a time of great change in the world. Books were now available to the middle class (this was exciting and relatively new). In addition to books, Shakespeare’s London offered fresh and unique information and inspiration – people of many cultures from other lands – arriving daily.
It is easy to imagine that Shakespeare watched and learned from them…
View original post 279 more words