Today marks the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth. In fact, the actual birth date of William Shakespeare – English poet, playwright and cultural icon also known as The Bard – is unknown, although his baptism is recorded as taking place on 26th April 1564. His birthday is traditionally celebrated on St George’s Day – England’s National Day – the 23rd April. This date also marks the day on which Shakespeare died, in 1616, at the (relatively young) age of 52.
The Easter weekend brings tourists to Durban in their droves. Easter is the holiest holiday in the Christian calendar and has a special link with the sea, fishermen and fish. For many Christians, Easter is preceded by a period of fasting called Lent. During Lent, abstinence from meat is encouraged. Instead, fish is eaten – particularly on Good Friday. Whether you’re observing a centuries-old Christian tradition or simply wish to sample the fruits of the sea whilst enjoying a well-deserved...
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