Posts Tagged: language

On new and old languages

The English Language is a pretty fluid thing. The language I use is probably quite different to the language you use, your mother uses, your children use… So comparing the English language in a book written in 1898 to the

On new and old languages

The English Language is a pretty fluid thing. The language I use is probably quite different to the language you use, your mother uses, your children use… So comparing the English language in a book written in 1898 to the

On cocoanuts growing on cocoanut trees

I’m immensely enjoying ‘The Coral Island’ by R. M. Ballantyne, and am almost looking forward to having to take the bus for the first time in a long time this morning because it means I have some reading time! I’m

On cocoanuts growing on cocoanut trees

I’m immensely enjoying ‘The Coral Island’ by R. M. Ballantyne, and am almost looking forward to having to take the bus for the first time in a long time this morning because it means I have some reading time! I’m

Charles and Mary Lamb on Shakespeare for children

(I am currently reading Charles and Mary Lamb’s Tales from Shakespeare. The Lamb siblings wrote the first ever children’s edition of Shakespeare’s plays, published in 1807. This is still deemed the best children’s edition of Shakespeare’s stories, and is still in

Charles and Mary Lamb on Shakespeare for children

(I am currently reading Charles and Mary Lamb’s Tales from Shakespeare. The Lamb siblings wrote the first ever children’s edition of Shakespeare’s plays, published in 1807. This is still deemed the best children’s edition of Shakespeare’s stories, and is still in