Playday is the national day for play and takes place every year on the first Wednesday in August. On Playday thousands of children and families get out to play at hundreds of community events across the UK. Why not find a fun activity at a Hampshire library this week? Coordinated by Play England, it is a… Continue reading National Playday – Wednesday 2nd August
She was a schoolmistress with a difference. Proud, cultured, romantic, her ideas were progressive, even shocking. And when she decided to transform a group of young girls under her tutelage into the "creme de la creme" of Marcia Blaine school, no one could have predicted the outcome.
Three Cups of Tea describes Mortenson's transition from a registered nurse and mountain-climber to a humanitarian committed to reducing poverty and elevating education for girls in Pakistan and Afghanistan.
From the Pulitzer Prize-winning, mega-bestselling author who wore his celebrity with extraordinary grace comes a magnificently appealing book about teaching and about how one great storyteller found his voice.