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Spotlight on… Charles Dickens: the man who invented Christmas

11/12/2018 by Victoria Heward
“I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future. The Spirits of all Three...

Culture: The Sutton Hoo Ship Burial

03/12/2018 by Victoria Heward
In 1939, a series of mysterious hills were excavated in the English village of Sutton Hoo, East Anglia, and a number of graves, called burial mounds, were...

Spotlight on… The Last of the Mohicans

15/11/2018 by Victoria Heward
Every trail has its end, and every calamity brings its lesson! from The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper   The Last of the Mohicans:...

Culture: Thanksgiving Day

15/11/2018 by Victoria Heward
The fourth Thursday in November is celebrated every year in the USA as Thanksgiving Day. It was originally a day when people thanked God for the food harvest...

Spotlight on… Edgar Allan Poe: the master of horror

10/10/2018 by Victoria Heward
“It was night in the lonesome October Of my most immemorial year.” from Ulalume by Edgar Allan Poe   American author, Edgar Allen Poe,...

Spotlight on… Wilkie Collins

11/09/2018 by Victoria Heward
“Silence is safe.” The Woman in White, by Wilkie Collins   English novelist, William Wilkie Collins was born in 1824 in London. He started inventing...