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Fun Fact Friday – 24th July 2015

Fun Fact Friday -24th July 2015 Reading your way out of prison A new scheme was set up back in 2012 to allow prisoners in Brazil to reduce their sentences by reading. ‘Redemption through Reading’ program, allows the...

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Fun Fact Friday – 17th July 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 17th July 2015 Eat Me, Drink Me Charles Lutwidge Dodgson is better know under his pseudonym, Lewis Carroll. One of Carroll’s most famous works is ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’, published back in 1865. Two...

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Fun Fact Friday – 10th July 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 10th July 2015 Ever wondered how some authors manage to get their imagination working enough to write such wonderful masterpieces? Author, poet, playwright, essayist, literary critic and painter, David Herbert Richards Lawrence – better...

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Fun Fact Friday – 3rd July 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 3rd July 2015 Mental Telegraphy Author Mark Twain, real name Samuel Langhorne Clemens, was born on the 30th November 1835 in Florida, Missouri. Two weeks exactly before Mark’s premature birth, on the 16th November,...

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Fun Fact Friday – 26th June 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 26th June 2015 Back in 1988, Dr. Alan Francis put all of his hard work and years of research into his newly published book, ‘Everything Men Know About Women‘. The book, a little over...

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Fun Fact Friday – 19th June 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 19th June 2015 Dr. Seuss Theodor Seuss Geisel was an eccentric character best know for his children’s books under the pseudonym, Dr. Seuss. Over the course of his life time he published forty-six children’s...

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Fun Fact Friday – 12th June 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 12th June 2015 Lynman Frank Baum, better know as L. Frank Baum, wrote many books throughout his life time. His most famous work is the children’s book ‘The Wonderful Wizard of Oz’ written in...

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Fun Fact Friday – 5th June 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 5th June 2015 The Dog Ate It! ‘Of Mice and Men’ written by the author John Steinbeck, was nearly called ‘Something that Happened’, which may have been a fitting name due to what actually...