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History & Geography

A dangerous Valentine’s card

11/02/2020 by Victoria Heward
Bathsheba Everdene and the most dangerous Valentine’s card in English Literature   One of the most complicated love stories in English literature...

Nordic Gods&Days

28/01/2020 by Victoria Heward
Thor is not just one of Marvel’s Avengers, he’s the mighty thunder god of Norse mythology. He also has a whole day named after him in English: Thursday...

The Berlin Wall

05/11/2019 by Victoria Heward
Take me to the magic of the moment On a glory night Where the children of tomorrow dream away In the wind of change Wind of Change, the Scorpions   30...

Celebrating World Cities Day

29/10/2019 by Victoria Heward
“It is ridiculous to set a detective story in New York City. New York City is itself a detective story.” Agatha Christie   Over half the world’s...

Celebrating 150 years of Mahatma Gandhi

01/10/2019 by Victoria Heward
The 2nd October marks the 150th birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, India’s famous pacifist leader. Mohandas Gandhi was born in 1869. His family was quite wealthy...

‘Around the World’ in 80 days or just 2 days?

24/09/2019 by Victoria Heward
According to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation, there are an estimated 1.4 billion international tourist arrivals every year. And with budget...