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And my post-graduate certificate in research is over. Pending results, of course. But my four essays are written, my presentation is a rapidly fading nightmare, and my reflection document is like a moonlit pond. 383 more words


Bookshelf Tour-A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett

I feel like I should probably just make a blanket statement that the vast majority of the books on my bookshelf are ones that I adore. 628 more words


Hidden Places

Mysterious, hidden places are the lifeblood of children’s literature. I think of the classic realism of Frances Hodgson Burnett’s garden in A Secret Garden, the fantastical realm of Neil Gaiman’s graveyard in  354 more words

Monocacy River

The Secret Garden to return to West End

The Tony award-winning musical The Secret Garden, based on the 1911 novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, with script and lyrics by Pulitzer prize and Tony award-winner Marsha Norman and music by Grammy award-winner Lucy Simon, is coming back to the West End for a summer season. 335 more words


Ten Childhood Characters That I'd Love To Revisit As An Adult

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the wonderful The Broke and The Bookish. This week’s list are ten childhood characters that we’d love to revisit as an adult. 247 more words

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Week 109: Flower Power

It always comes as a delightful shock to notice that the evenings are drawing out and spring is in full swing in garden, pond and forest.  941 more words

The Diary Of A Bookworm

In my opinion, when you read, the feeling is undescribable. It transports you to a totally different world. So when I was asked my favourite way to spend an afternoon, there is no doubt that I would choose reading. 194 more words