Tags » Robert Louis Stevenson

What was Mr. Hyde hiding?

As a companion piece to my previous entry regarding hidden sexuality, I felt I should also comment on another story that has the same theme.  Reading Robert Louis Stevenson’s… 375 more words

Over the Land is April

Over the Land is April

Over the land is April,
Over my heart a rose;
Over the high, brown mountain
The sound of singing goes.
Say, love, do you hear me,
Hear my sonnets ring? 85 more words

Deicona – A Morning at the Duck Ponds (with Robert Louis Stevenson)

“A Song of the Road” by Robert Louis Stevenson

The gauger walked with willing foot,

And aye the gauger played the flute;

And what should Master Gauger play… 329 more words

The Arts And Life

It's World Book Night!...'The land of story-books'

‘The land of story-books’ 

by Robert Louis Stevenson

At evening when the lamp is lit,
Around the fire my parents sit;
They sit at home and talk and sing, 141 more words


Three Things to Love about Robert Louis Stevenson

I really wanted to love A Child’s Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson.

The cover is beautiful, and I adore references to nursery cocoa and lamplighters at dusk.   659 more words

Inspiring Books

Victor Frankenstein vs. Jim Hawkins

Ok we read Frankenstein, then Treasure Island. This will be a short post, just some of the observations kids had about Frankenstein, and then the contrast between the two books. 310 more words

Literature Circle

My Top Ten All Time Favourite Authors For Today Only

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday over at The Broke and the Bookish is Top Ten All Time Favourite Authors.  No doubt as soon as I click on publish I will want to make changes, but at this precise moment in time this is my list. 404 more words