Roald Dahl Day

13th September is Roald Dahl Day – a day when we celebrate a literary genius birthday. Roald Dahl was a novelist, poet, screen writer and a builder of imaginative lands. Roald Dahl is one of the most celebrated English authors – for both children and adults. Some of Roald Dahl’s most famous incarnations – Willy Wonka, the Oompa Lumpas’  for example remain famous characters Roald Dahl is an author of whose books I love. As a child I loved reading his books, they set my imagination on fire. They are funny, some a bit gruesome and some a little scary. Well they were when I was little. The big friendly giant appearing at windows, or the enormous crocodile and the size of his teeth. I remember those well. I still have a couple of books I had from my childhood. Both were firm favourites. The excitement of Georges marvellous medicine and… View Post

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