Kitchen Senses As I walk through the door the aroma knocks me off my feet, over whelming my senses. For a few brief seconds I am not in control, it has taken over me, an infusion of vanilla and butter and causing my mouth to water. The warm, sweet breeze escaping the oven is like […]

Summer Sea On my cheeks I feel the warmth of summer. As the children ran and laughed with glee the colourful houses smiled on. On top of the waves the light danced playfully, casting a golden sparkle in the air. Hours earlier, the scene was quietly resting, an afternoon slumber before the nights festivities. Among […]

Night Time The icy fingers creep in and grab me, silent stillness envelopes the world. The absent glow in the street below creates a peaceful void. A window into strangers lives, dawning hunger, hurried assignments, a snapshot of the whole story. With 2:16 flashing in the background the unconsciousness calls me, a calming tune in […]

The end of the movie and play were annoying and I did not like them. I thought the deaths in the movie were so over dramatic that they actually seemed a bit pathetic. I also didn’t like how Romeo just missed out on knowing Juliet was fine and everything could’ve been prevented. He made stupid […]

“I dreamt my lady came and found me dead… And breath’d such life with kisses into my lips That I reviv’d and was an emperor.” – Romeo Romeo has had a dream that Juliet came and found him but he was dead; she then brought him back to life with her love and passion for […]

“Well, we were born to die.” – Capulet I think that in this quote Capulet all though he seems is brushing off Tybalt’s death is actually saying how life is short. I think is

Is love an invention created by humans? I don’t think that love is an invention, because we can’t control or make up our emotions. Our feelings are controlled by hormones and chemical reactions in our brains – they may vary based on other circumstances but they are technically ‘manufactured’ in our brains. I believe that […]

“These violent delights have violent ends, And in their triumph die like fire and powder, Which as they kiss consume.” violent delights – intense, rough dangerous

“…they stumble that run fast” – Friar Lawrence The literal meaning of this quote is that when you rush into things you will encounter problems. Friar Lawrence was giving advice that Romeo should be careful when making decisions and think about things instead of being impulsive as we already know that he is. This is […]

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