Archives for March 2007

Shadows of The Da Vinci Code in Southern France

by Ken Harbinson As it happened, my wife was reading The Da Vinci Code as I was simultaneously absorbed in […]

‘Bad Boy Poet’ Francois Villon in Medieval and Modern Paris

by Alysa Salzberg The first time I read Francois Villon’s works, I discovered a world I had yet to unearth, […]

The Adorable Madeline: A Parisian Adventurer

by Jennifer Ciotta In an old house in Paris that was covered with vines lived twelve little girls in two […]

One Nanny, Hold the Spoonful of Sugar: The REAL Mary Poppins and Her Creator, P.L. Travers

by Mallory Sweeney Equipped with her time-defying umbrella and magical medicine, Mary Poppins has been one of most beloved figures […]

The Essence of Childhood in William Blake’s Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience

by Mallory Sweeney Sweet joy I call thee; Thou dost smile. I sing the while Sweet joy befall thee -William […]

Roald Dahl: A Norwegian Lifestyle

by Jennifer Ciotta A world renowned best-selling children’s author of books such as James and the Giant Peach, Charlie and […]