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Spotlight on... King Arthur

03/12/2018 by Victoria Heward
According to ancient legends, Arthur was the son of British King, Uther Pendragon. He was given to Merlin the magician when he was only three days old...

History: Fact or Fiction?

03/12/2018 by Victoria Heward
Historians have long debated whether King Arthur was a real person or just a hero of popular legend. Many of them think there was a real Arthur who lived...

Cinema: Beowulf (2007)

03/12/2018 by Victoria Heward
Beowulf, an epic story of courage, strength and honour, is the oldest existing poem written in the English language. It was possibly written sometime between...

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...

Spotlight on... Charles Dickens

05/02/2018 by Victoria Heward
“There are strings in the human heart that had better not be vibrated.” Barnaby Rudge by Charles Dickens   Charles Dickens is one of Britain’s...

History: The California Gold Rush

14/11/2017 by Victoria Heward
On January 14, 1848 a man called James Marshall discovered gold in a river in California. Soon people started travelling west from all over the USA hoping...