October 27, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Stories and Projects for World Cities Day

The United Nations celebrates World Cities Day on 31st October, and this year’s theme is ‘Inclusive Cities, Shared Development’. Take this observance and turn it into a great classroom project to learn more about the world around us and get … Continue reading

August 11, 2015
by Nora Nagy
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Reading the streets of London

London, just like many other capitals, has a unique status among the big cities of the world. Cities like London are the melting pots of many cultures, languages and stories and their multicultural existence tells us that they are able to keep changing and … Continue reading

August 4, 2015
by Nora Nagy
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Take a walk on the Wilde side: discover literary Dublin

“…I live in Ireland every day in a drizzly dream of a Dublin walk…” John Geddes Oscar Wilde,  Jonathan Swift, Bram Stoker, James Joyce, Samuel Beckett, Brendan Behan and Roddy Doyle. Dublin-born authors are among our favourites. If you have … Continue reading

July 15, 2015
by Nora Nagy
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Take a literary walk in the natural world

“There is a pleasure in the pathless woods, There is a rapture on the lonely shore, There is society, where none intrudes, By the deep sea, and music in its roar: I love not man the less, but Nature more” … Continue reading

July 2, 2014
by Nora Nagy
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Classic Authors on Holidays and Travel

Have you ever wondered how famous classic authors spent their holidays? Where did they travel? What were they passionate about? Why did they travel? Let’s take advice from four great authors and see how they liked to travel and spend … Continue reading