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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...

Culture: The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

27/04/2018 by Victoria Heward
In 1886 R.L. Stevenson had a dream which inspired his famous story The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. The story tells how Henry Jekyll, a successful...

TV: Black Sails (2014-2017)

27/04/2018 by Victoria Heward
Black Sails is an American TV series created by Starz, set in 1715, the Golden Age of Pirates. Many of the characters in the series are taken from Robert...

History: School

05/02/2018 by Victoria Heward
In 1840 almost 2 million people lived in London, but there was no compulsory schooling and so very few children received an education. This high level...

TV: David Copperfield (2000)

05/02/2018 by Victoria Heward
Many of Dickens’ stories were originally published in magazines with a new chapter every week. He specialised in creating suspense so that people wanted...

Spotlight on... The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras

14/11/2017 by Victoria Heward
Mark Twain was the pen name of American writer, Samuel Langhorne Clemens. He was born in November 1835 just after an appearance of Halley’s Comet and...