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Jane Eyre and the Selfie@ Link Wanderlust

Karen Swallow Prior celebrates a book about selfhood in her essay Jane Eyre and the Invention of the Self  in The Atlantic. If you haven’t read Jane Eyre already, it is well worth your while. 268 more words


Menier returns to Geometry for bicentenary celebrations

Founded in 1816, Menier is the oldest chocolate brand in the world, and to celebrate its bicentenary the company has once again turned to Geometry PR to help promote the occasion. 190 more words


Cork Church of Ireland Marks the Bicentenary of the Birth of George Boole, Father of the Information Age

On Sunday, 1st November – All Saints’ Sunday – the bicentenary of the birth (on 2nd November, 1815) of George Boole, first Professor of Mathematics at University College, Cork, was commemorated at the Sunday morning Eucharist at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork. 1,554 more words


Donkey walking and a Regency Ball

We now have a shiny rental car, which facilitates exploring St Helena independently. Today we took part in weekly donkey walking. Fifty years ago, donkeys were an important part of St Helenian life, used for transporting the island’s flax crop and taking vegetables to market. 249 more words


More Summer Reading

It seems I missed several more articles on Edward Lear:

Marroni, Francesco. “Byron, Edward Lear and the Riddle of Albania.” Skills and Tools to the Cultural Heritage and Cultural Tourism Management… 412 more words

Edward Lear

Seventy images for Hundred Days, a book, a digital exhibition, a new way to learn about Waterloo and the end of Napoleon

Two hundred years ago Napoleon escaped from the little island of Elba… How many books, exhibitions, historical novels… had you read about that event, about these “Hundred Days”, the landing at Golfe Juan, the battle of Waterloo?… 265 more words

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