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Don’t be an April Fool today!

01/04/2019 by Victoria Heward
Don’t believe everything you read on the social network today. It’s1st April and, in English speaking countries, that means April Fools’ Day. You’ll...

Culture: Jane Eyre – The ultimate love story

19/02/2019 by Victoria Heward
Jane Eyre is the story of an orphan who, after a strict education, is sent to work as a governess at Thornton Hall, home of Edward Rochester. Jane’s...

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...

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...

Culture: Trick or Treat

10/10/2018 by Victoria Heward
Nowadays people go Trick-or-Treating everywhere, but it is usually considered an American tradition. On Hallowe’en night, groups of children dress up...

Culture: The Moonstone and detective fiction

11/09/2018 by Victoria Heward
Wilkie Collins wrote The Moonstone in 1868. It was an immediate success and it has been a best seller ever since. It tells the story of the Moonstone,...