Beauty and the Beast: A Blast from the Past

I'll try to avoid spoilers but I do want to discuss the movie somewhat so be forewarned. Ever since I heard that Emma Watson would be playing Belle in a live-action version of Beauty and the Beast, I knew that I had to see this movie, but March 2017 seemed so far away that I... Continue Reading →

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Thoughts on Henry VIII’s Wives: Katherine of Aragon

Though I had not heard this particular saying until two years ago, it's a common and helpful tool to remembering the six wives of Henry VIII: Divorced. Beheaded. Died. Divorced. Beheaded. Survived. The first time I ever heard about the giant monarch Henry VIII, I was ten years old and we were studying a brief... Continue Reading →

Concerning the Daffodils

Contrary to the title, my favorite flowers are actually stargazer lilies, but the daffodil influence must be credited to my admiration of the poet William Wordsworth. Among my other interests are writing- specifically poetry and fiction-, reading, playing the piano and guitar, knitting, baking, watching documentaries about British history, traveling, saving money for Hamilton tickets,... Continue Reading →

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