The power of debating

Given the number of recent politically related international and national events, I would be safe in saying that as a British public we are more aware than ever of ‘political policy’ and its impact.  Brexit; Presidential elections; general elections – to name but a few – have given rise to a wealth of conversations about […]

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500 Wondercrump Words: How young writers use Roald Dahl’s language

BFG and Dahl Dictionary

From Agent Wonka to Big Friendly Zombies, snozsprouts to puckleberries, this year’s entrants to the BBC Radio 2 500 Words competition show how Roald Dahl’s language continues to inspire them. At the end of Roald Dahl’s much-loved tale of The BFG, the eponymous giant is inspired to take up storywriting, and generations of Dahl’s young readers have done likewise, using […]

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