callmemadam (callmemadam) wrote,

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Dickens’ Birthday

I chose the geranium icon today because red geraniums were Dickens’ favourite flowers.

Even Google has gone Dickensian for the occasion.

Find out what’s happening at Dickens 2012.

The Telegraph has a special Charles Dickens page. Ironic that there will be a wreath laying ceremony in Westminster Abbey today, when Dickens specifically requested that he be buried without pomp.

Spitalfields Life has some wonderful pictures this morning of Park Cottage, where Ellen Ternan lived with her mother and sisters.

Read a book. The Book People have some great offers on Dickens’ novels.

Dickens' birthplace in Portsmouth, the house with the plaque.
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