The Life and Legend of Saint George

We may be in the middle of Shakespeare Week on Raggie Writes and whilst today marks the literary hero's birthday, it is also Saint George's Day! St George's Day in England remembers St George, England's patron saint. According to legend, he was a soldier in the Roman army who slew a dragon and saved a princess. Sounds almost like a fairytale doesn't it!?

The Life and legacy of William Shakespeare

Who Was William Shakespeare? He is a man that really, needs no introduction. Widely regarded as one of the greatest writers in the English language and the best dramatist of all time, William Shakespeare penned over 37 plays, 154 sonnets and 6 long poems. From writing to performing, Shakespeare made an everlasting impact, not only on the literary world but the whole world itself. Over 400 years after his death, his words can still be resonated with and his plays are still enjoyed by many across the world.