It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest that I go to than I have ever known.
~ A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens turned 200 years old today. I was first introduced to Dickens by my Grade 12 English teacher Mr. Sutton. My OAC English teacher Mr. Durant helped feed my new passion for Charles Dickens by allowing me to do my independent study project on Dickens, even lending me some Dickens books from his own collection. Dickens continues to be one of my favourite writers, so, of course, I visited the Dickens House Museum in London when I visited in 2010.