Ten thousand honors and blessings on the bard who has thus gilded the dull realities of life with innocent illusions; who has spread exquisite and unbought pleasures in my chequered path; and beguiled my spirit in many a lonely hour.
Washington Irving on Shakespeare
A film in celebration of the Bard’s birthday, in remembrance of once rural West Hampstead, and in anticipation of My Perfect Mind’s New York season:
|Photo by EP|
|Kilburn looking towards Hampstead.|
Watercolour by George Adolphus Storey, 1858
There is a serene and settled majesty to woodland scenery that enters into the soul and delights and elevates it, and fills it with noble inclinations. Washington Irving