The name for the month of ‘May’ was believed to derive from the name ‘Maius’ or ‘Magius’- taken from ‘Mag’ meaning the ‘Growing month’ or Shooting month.The Romans revered ‘Maia’- […]
First verses of ‘Another Spring’ by Christina Rossetti- Illustrated by Florence Harrison.
Deep in the dark roots of Brambly Hedge tiny lights appeared as lamps were lit in the windows. More little lights could be seen leaving the Store Stump, moving hastily […]
‘My heart’s in the Highlands’, a 1789 song and poem by Robert Burns sung to the tune ‘Failte na Miosg’ Listen HERE Farewell to the Highlands, farewell to the North, The birth-place of […]
“I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of any thing than of a book! — When I have a house of my […]
When day is done and I reach my gate, I come to a realm where there is no hate, For here, whatever my worth may be, Are those who cling […]