The Marriage

Ciao! Here's another short story of mine... It's called "The Marriage" - set at the end of the British colonial era: The Marriage I wrote this for an online course I was doing last year (once again, for an English assignment). It is called "Writing For Young Readers: Opening the Treasure Chest", a course about writing stories - …

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Did You Know…? Mary, Queen of Scots

Mary, Queen of Scots married Francis, Dauphin of France, with whom she had been engaged to since her infancy. She was fifteen and he was fourteen. However, he died two years later. Mary had married twice since then.  Queen Mary loved her first husband, Prince Francis, so dearly that she had written a poem about …

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What I Learnt from “Confessions of a Shopaholic”

“When I looked into shop windows, I saw another world… A world where grown-ups got what they wanted. They were beautiful. Like fairies or princesses. They didn’t even need any money. They had magic cards…” - Rebecca Bloomwood   When I first heard of the name “Confessions of a Shopaholic”, back when I was perhaps …

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“Peer-reviewed Sources” vs. Wikipedia

Kindly note that this article is purely meant for awareness. The source is given in the end. "Peer-reviewed" Sources vs. Wikipedia "Peer-reviewed" sources and Wikipedia represent two opposing poles of what most instructors want to see in a research paper. Here's an brief explanation of each. First, the great majority of instructors do NOT want …

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Did you Know…? Queen Victoria

Queen Victoria (1819-1901) was dubbed the "Grandmother of Europe". She married Prince Albert of Germany. Their nine children married the children from various nobles and royal families, including Russia. So far, Queen Victoria was the longest-reigning monarch, having ruled 64 years. She was so committed to her husband that, when Albert died, she became very depressed …

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