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Featured Poem: This Dog by Rabindranath Tagore

September 12, 2016

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A sweet poem for dog lovers takes the spotlight in this week’s Featured Poem from Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore.

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The Opposite of Loneliness: Life As A Newly-Graduated Intern

September 8, 2016

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With much of the world in ‘back to school’ mode, many new graduates may be feeling a bit lost but fear not! Reassuring words from literature and our Communications Intern, Lauren Holland.

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Read of the Week: Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell

September 7, 2016

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Our Read this week comes on the recommendation of Angela Macmillan, editor of The Reader Magazine, who plumped for Wives and Daughters by Mrs Gaskell.

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Get Involved: International Day of Charity

September 5, 2016

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Today is the UN’s International Day of Charity, a day to celebrate the organisations and individuals who help to create real social bonds and inclusive, more resilient societies.

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Featured Poem: I wish I could remember that first day by Christina Rossetti

September 5, 2016

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We enjoy a touch of the Romantic this week with a Featured poem from one of the most enduring Victorian poets, Christina Rossetti.

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Read of the Week: H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald

August 31, 2016

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A Read of the Week from Megg, North West People and Projects Manager, who recommends H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald.

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Featured Poem: The Sun Used to Shine by Edward Thomas

August 29, 2016

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Following last week’s Gurney poem, we continue on the war poetry theme with The Sun Used to Shine by Edward Thomas.

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