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January 24, 2010 By Angela Boothroyd

Burns’ Night is celebrated on the 25th January every year and is a celebration of the birth date of Scottish national poet Robert Burns (1759 – 1796). Robert Burns was the son of a farmer. He is said to have had a ‘fondness for the ladies’, and he was an enthusiastic promoter of human welfare […]

November 12, 2009 By Angela Boothroyd

Haiku is a form of Japanese unrhymed poetry. Each poem has three lines and 17 syllables: five syllables in the first line, seven in the second and five again in the last line. A haiku verse is meant to paint a picture of a moment with words, and to bring to mind emotions or senses […]