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Fun Fact Friday – 24th July 2015

Fun Fact Friday -24th July 2015 Reading your way out of prison A new scheme was set up back in 2012 to allow prisoners in Brazil to reduce their sentences by reading. ‘Redemption through...

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Fun Fact Friday – 17th July 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 17th July 2015 Eat Me, Drink Me   Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, is better know under his pseudonym, Lewis Carroll. One of Carroll’s most famous works is "Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland",...

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Fun Fact Friday – 10th July 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 10th July 2015 Ever wondered how some authors manage to get their imagination working enough to write such wonderful masterpieces? Author, poet, playwright, essayist, literary critic and painter, David Herbert...

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Fun Fact Friday – 3rd July 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 3rd July 2015 Mental Telegraphy Author Mark Twain was born, Samuel Clemens on the 30th November 1835 in Florida, Missouri. Two weeks exactly, before Mark’s premature birth, on the 16th...

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Fun Fact Friday – 26th June 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 26th June 2015 Back in 1988, Dr. Alan Francis put all of his hard work and years of research into his newly published book, "Everything Men Know About Women". The...

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Fun Fact Friday – 19th June 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 19th June 2015 Dr. Seuss Theodor Seuss Geisel was an eccentric character, best know for his children’s books under the pseudonym, Dr. Seuss. Over the course of his life time...

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Fun Fact Friday – 12th June 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 12th June 2015 Lynman Frank Baum, better know as L. Frank Baum, wrote many books throughout his life time. His most famous work is the book "The Wonderful Wizard of...

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Fun Fact Friday – 5th June 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 5th June 2015 The Dog Ate It!   "Of Mice and Men" written by the author John Steinbeck, was nearly called "Something that Happened", which may have been a fitting...

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Fun Fact Friday – 29th May 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 29th May 2015 Nearly everyone has heard of J.D. Salinger’s novel "The Catcher in the Rye". But how many of you have heard of the book "60 Years Later: Coming...

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Fun Fact Friday – 22nd May 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 22nd May 2015 In 1821, 18 year old John Horwood was convicted for the murder of his ex girlfriend, Eliza Balsumbe. His punishment was to be hanged and his body...

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Fun Fact Friday – 15th May 2015

Fun Fact Fact – 15th May 2015 Author Franz Kafka, (3rd July 1883 – 3rd June 1924), wrote many books during his life time, including short stories, a novella and three novels. However his...

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Fun Fact Friday – 8th May 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 8th May 2015 The children’s book "Curious George", may never have been published due to the Nazi invasion of Paris during WWII. In 1940, Curious George’s authors, Hans Augusto Rey...