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Cinema: Shakespeare in love

26/02/2019 by Victoria Heward
Shakespeare in Love is the title of a 1998 film which tells of an imaginary love affair between the writer and an actress. But what about the real Shakespeare,...

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,...