I didn’t know what our internet situation would be like in Turkey, so I wrote this post before I left. As an expat, I say goodbye to a lot of places. But as an actress, I say goodbye to even more places than most expats because you move with the work.
It was very surreal to final say goodbye to Stratford after so long. We decided that after we had all our bags packed and our train to London picked out we would go to the last remaining “Shakespeare” house in Stratford that we still hadn’t visited. (After nearly 8 months.) Nash’s House. Thomas Nash was the husband of Shakespeare’s granddaughter. Also the ruins of Shakespeare’s final residence in Stratford are in the back garden. This is where it is thought that Shakespeare wrote most of “The Tempest.”
Before we went into the historic house we knew that we had to give the huge paper flower we made at another Shakespeare property, Anne Hathaway’s Cottage (seen in this post) a proper send-off, since it definitely wouldn’t make it back to London in one piece. So we majestically floated it down the river Avon.