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Literature

English literature and the A-Z of love

03/02/2020 by Victoria Heward
A Love at first sight – Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen) Elizabeth Bennet and Mr Darcy are one of the best loved romantic couples in English literature....

Burns Night

22/01/2020 by Victoria Heward
A truly Scottish celebration!   25th January is an important date in Scotland – for many, the most important of the year. It is the anniversary...

Magic Swords

07/01/2020 by Victoria Heward
Fantasy stories often have elements in common. One of these is the magic sword which can be found in myths, legends and stories everywhere. No fantasy...

New Year’s Resolutions

23/12/2019 by Victoria Heward
Apparently the tradition of making a new start at the beginning of a new year or changing something for the better was practiced even by the Babylonians! It...

Classic Winter Reading

17/12/2019 by Victoria Heward
It’s winter, it’s cold outside and it’s nearly Christmas. If you want to escape the festivities for a while why not settle down with a good book…...

Sherlock Holmes • The greatest detective of all time

26/11/2019 by Victoria Heward
Sherlock Holmes is possibly the world’s most famous fictional detective. He made his first public appearance on 1st; December 1887 when A Study in Scarlet...