F. W. Fairholt in his 1847 work “Home of Shakspere” relates that an old oak chair owned and well-used by John Shakespeare and his son William, at their home in Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, attracted the attention of a certain Princess Czartoryska. In 1790, during a visit to the Henley Street property to discover more about […]
Category: William Shakespeare
Heady scent of wallflowers amongst the tulips, in the gardens at Hall’s Croft, Stratford-upon-Avon, 15th April 2014. Hall’s Croft was the home of William Shakespeare’s daughter Susanna and her husband, a physician, Dr John Hall. The celebrated Victorian writer and author, Marie Corelli, lived briefly at Hall’s Croft.
These photographs of roses, taken in Hall’s Croft Gardens, Stratford-upon-Avon, remind me of the lines from William Shakespeare’s 15th sonnet: “When I consider every thing that grows Holds in perfection but a little moment,” (Click the images below to see the larger versions).