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Charles Dickens

Literary London

26/07/2019 by Victoria Heward
“The streets of London have their map, but our passions are uncharted. What are you going to meet if you turn this corner?” Virginia Woolf   If...

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....

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...

Spotlight on… Wilkie Collins

11/09/2018 by Victoria Heward
“Silence is safe.” The Woman in White, by Wilkie Collins   English novelist, William Wilkie Collins was born in 1824 in London. He started inventing...

Spotlight on... Charles Dickens

05/02/2018 by Victoria Heward
“There are strings in the human heart that had better not be vibrated.” Barnaby Rudge by Charles Dickens   Charles Dickens is one of Britain’s...

History: School

05/02/2018 by Victoria Heward
In 1840 almost 2 million people lived in London, but there was no compulsory schooling and so very few children received an education. This high level...