Out & About …

… on the North York Moors, or wherever I happen to be.

Day: 31 January 2020

  • Parting is such sweet sorrow

    Parting is such sweet sorrow

    Shakespeare understood. He has Juliet say these words to say goodbye to Romeo. Their parting is full of sorrow but looks sweet as it gives them pleasure in the hope that they will see each other again in the morning. And a little alliteration does make it sound better. “Goodbye”, of course, is a valediction, […]