World Book Day 2020

World Book Day 2020

ad the biggest impact on the world? Here are some World Changing Works (with a local connection). Darkest England and the Way Out (1890) by William Booth ‘Helping the Homeless’ The founder of The Salvation Army, William Booth, was born in Nottingham and...
Ada Lovelace: King, Countess, Genius.

Ada Lovelace: King, Countess, Genius.

If you’ve heard of Ada Lovelace, you’ve probably heard the same basic description that I had back when I started researching her in 2014: that she was the first computer programmer, and that she was the only legitimate heir to Lord Byron. And whilst I don’t disagree...