The 1st English Dictionary

Jun 1, 2012 by

The first English dictionary was the work of a single man just over 250 years ago. Here’s some background to this epic achievement.

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Nursery Rhymes – Origin ...

Apr 27, 2012 by

Behind every nursery rhyme is a history and story that’s every bit intriguing as the rhyme itself.

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The Works of Victor Hugo

Nov 25, 2011 by

Victor Hugo was a truly prolific writer with much of his work having a overt political and social sub-text or commentary. This is a list of his works.

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Nursery Rhymes – Origin ...

Oct 21, 2011 by

As children we’re taught many different nursery rhymes. Most seem frivolous and amusing however behind every one is a history and story that’s every bit intriguing as the rhyme itself.

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Victor Hugo’s Exile

Mar 10, 2011 by

Victor Hugo left France in 1851 for an exile that would last 19 years. After a short period in Jersey he came to Guernsey and was instantly captivated by the island. During 15 years on the island he wrote some of his most famous works.

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