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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, eighteen-year-old John Horwood was convicted for the murder of his ex-girlfriend, Eliza Balsumbe. His punishment was to be hanged and his body to be given...

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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...

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Fun Fact Friday – 1st May 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 1st May 2015 The British Library in Central London is the largest national library in the world (by number of items catalogued), with roughly one-hundred-and-seventy-million items inside. Around fourteen-million of...

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Fun Fact Friday – 24th April 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 24th April 2015 In March 1856 author Charles Dickens bought the country home Gad Hill Place, in Higham Kent, from his fellow writer Eliza Lynn which he lived in until...

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Fun Fact Friday – 17th April 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 17th April 2015 Most of you have probably seen the Tom Hank’s Academy Award-winning film Forrest Gump. However you may not all know that the film was actually an adaptation...