Posts Tagged

‘Roald Dahl’

We are the Champions

Posted by:

Let’s hear it for libraries! Where better to stick your head on a wet afternoon than inside a book inside a library? The Reading Champions initiative, launched at Dublin City Library, celebrates reading and libraries with the help of TV personalities, sports men and women, not to mention the odd (if not very) author. Primary […]

Stories in Tights

Posted by:

You should have seen the faces when our family sat down to watch The Merchant of Venice the other day. ‘Not Shaakespeare!’ ‘He’s all Thees and Thous and boys in tights.’ ‘Who’re actually girls.’ ‘And long boring speeches.’ ‘Which have nothing to do with now.’ Oh really? After ten minutes we were hooked. Like any […]