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How shared reading could be helping to bring back memories for people with dementia

A book is a truly magical thing. It has the ability to transport you to another time or place and to instantly evoke memories of where and when you first perused a particular paperback or finished a favourite novel. Now, a new partnership between The University of Nottingham and Nottingham City Council is harnessing the …

Harry Potter and the Rosetta Stone

Never underestimate the Potterheads at The University of Nottingham.¬† It started with a simple idea to celebrate the different languages our staff and students speak: let’s film people reading¬†from different translations of Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone. When I posted a call for volunteers on Twitter, Facebook and Tumblr I expected a handful of …