And… though it has never put a scrap of gold or silver in my pocket, I believe that it has done me good…

… Christmas! as described by Scrooge’s nephew in A Christmas Carol. I’ll be reading this Christmas ghost story at dusk to my little ones – Christmas Eve! We recently went on a Charles Dickens walk through our local high street with Paul Baker from London and Barnet Walks ( https://www.facebook.com/Barnet-and-London-Walks-709257105776099/ ) and discovered some great local links; … More And… though it has never put a scrap of gold or silver in my pocket, I believe that it has done me good…

#GrannyWisdom – don’t let their knowledge and wisdom remain a mystery!

Social media was set ablaze recently with people getting involved in a conversation using the hashtag #GrannyWisdom . YouTubers, Instagrammers, Twitterers, Facebookers and Snapchatters, asked their grannies a whole host of questions as part of an experiment to link the generations. While writing her book titled ‘Doing It’, YouTuber, Hannah Witton spoke to both her … More #GrannyWisdom – don’t let their knowledge and wisdom remain a mystery!

From strangers to friends via the written word

This is a wonderful clip showcasing the creation of a retired primary school teacher – a beautiful travelling library, specialising in children’s books! Here is a translation of what the Italian book enthusiast says: “…because children who were once strangers, in the end become friends, they become familiar with each other, they know each other … More From strangers to friends via the written word