Happy Birthday, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle!

22/05/2019 by Victoria Heward
Detective, Ghostbuster and Goalie   On 22nd May 1859, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born in Edinburgh. Everyone knows this Scottish writer for his most...

Gardening is good for you!

14/05/2019 by Victoria Heward
Now that the weather is starting to improve, people everywhere are going outside to do some gardening. Doctors and psychologists say that gardening is...

Be nice to your teacher today!

06/05/2019 by Victoria Heward
It’s National Teacher Appreciation Week in the USA: a week in which students are encouraged to thank their teachers for their kindness, dedication and...

"If you’ll believe in me, I’ll believe in you!"

30/04/2019 by Victoria Heward
“If you’ll believe in me, I’ll believe in you!” from Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll   Unicorns are mythological animals...

The Heart of Paris

23/04/2019 by Victoria Heward
Last week, the French capital, Paris, was at the centre of world attention as people watched its famous cathedral burn and its spire crash down in flames....

Ostara and… the Easter Egg

17/04/2019 by Victoria Heward
Did you know, the Christian festival that we call Easter in English originally takes its name from a Saxon goddess called Ostara? But, who was Ostara and...