• Happy Birthday Leo

    Happy Birthday Leo

    There is a light and dark side to everything and everybody and we choose to ignore this at our peril.

  • Shakespeare 108

    Shakespeare 108

    Also with this, Shakespeare reminds us that is not fate, but we ourselves, who create both our troubles and our happiness.

  • Happy Birthday Cancer

    Happy Birthday Cancer

    Here are the emotions and memories that are retrievable yet may be too intense, too turbulent to process, at least all at once.

  • Shakespeare 107

    Shakespeare 107

    Sometimes just identifying what it is that is really bothering you may be all that’s necessary to open your eyes to a viable way of escape. 

  • Shakespeare 106

    Shakespeare 106

    And so it is through the same contrivance used in Measure for Measure, that it’s Helena, Bertram’s lawful wife, who shares his bed and obtains his ring.

  • Shakespeare 104

    Shakespeare 104

    In the ensuing happy scene, past wrongs are forgiven and peace and hope reign for the future.

  • Shakespeare 103

    Shakespeare 103

    But remember, this play is considered a tragedy for good reason.

  • Shakespeare 102

    Shakespeare 102

    It takes extraordinary courage to let go of pain suffered as the result of (perceived) past injustices.

  • Shakespeare 101

    Shakespeare 101

    The awful truth is that the two daughters who had once easily flattered him, have now viciously turned against him and unable to bear this reality, Lear slowly goes mad. 

  • Wyrd is Weird (or is it?)

    Wyrd is Weird (or is it?)

    The word ‘wyrd’ is an Anglo-Saxon term which literally means ‘that which has turned’ or ‘that which has become’.