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Jim Broadbent to Star as Scrooge in A Christmas Carol

It has been announced that Academy Award- winning actor Jim Broadbent will be starring as Scrooge in a new adaptation of Charles Dickens’s classic novel. 281 more words


Guest Post: Conducting Unfinished Business

I went to Goldsmiths to study for my PhD in Historical and Cultural Studies between 1998 and 2004. It was through working on my PhD with Professor Howard Caygill that I truly learnt to write and for that I owe him a great debt of gratitude. 519 more words


Motivational quote for September 1st 2015

My advice is never do tomorrow what you can do today. Procrastination is the thief of time. Charles Dickens


No, Charles Dickens did not write that.

Today’s post is about an inspirational quote that is often misattributed to Charles Dickens.  Follow along to learn who really wrote it and why it continues to proliferate across the internet. 1,020 more words


My Good Read of the Day (09/01/15)

Bleak House  

by Charles Dickens

Book Summary Note from Felina Silver Robinson: Author Charles Dickens has young Esther Summerson searching for the truth about her parents. 106 more words


Our Mutual Friend Tweets: Part Sixteen

Highlights of the sixteenth part of the ‘Our Mutual Friend Tweets’ project can now be found on Storify! Click here to catch up on the latest developments. 16 more words

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Aidan of Lindisfarne -- 31 August 2015 -- Mark 7

On 31st August we remember Aidan of Lindisfarne.  Aidan’s life is a reflection of the principle in the Gospel reading (Mk 7:15) when Jesus said that that uncleanness (and cleanness) comes from within, not from without.   642 more words