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The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 23.0260 Wednesday, 20 June 2012
Date: June 18, 2012 7:29:57 PM EDT
Subject: Re: SHAKSPER: Stratford
>It is good to read about Ambleside where we started staying in
>1968 when I gave my first talk at the conference. Pam Barnacle
>ran a superb B&B—and would take nothing, except presents for
>her children, for watching ours who were 5 and 1. Her quality
>was not followed by her immediate successor. All of the B&Bs
>we stayed in after she retired have either been sold or have
>stopped taking guests. In 1910, the Falcon matched B&B
>prices and offered a good lounge in which to read and write.
The reference in my last line to the Falcon should of course be for the 2010 conference.