Spotlight on... James Joyce and Dubliners

08/06/2018 by Victoria Heward
Though their life was modest, they believed in eating well. Dubliners (Arabia) by James Joyce   James Joyce was born in 1882 in Dublin. He is best...

Culture: Bloomsday

08/06/2018 by Victoria Heward
Bloomsday is a celebration of the life and works of James Joyce which takes place every year on June  in Dublin and cities around the world. The day is...

Geography: Famous English teachers

08/06/2018 by Victoria Heward
Now lots of children study English at school as a second language and many adults attend courses either at work or in the evenings to improve their language...

Cinema: The Dead (1987)

08/06/2018 by Victoria Heward
The Dead is the last story in James Joyce’s Dubliners and was made into a film in 1987 by Irish director John Huston. It was the last film he made before...

Spotlight on... Robert Louis Stevenson

27/04/2018 by Victoria Heward
We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend. Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes...

Geography: Stevenson’s Travel Writing

27/04/2018 by Victoria Heward
The time that Robert Louis Stevenson spent abroad inspired him to write about his journeys and he is known as being one of the first writers of travel...