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My God, My God, Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me? - sermon preached at St John's College Cambridge

I was invited to preach at Choral Evensong at St John’s College Cambridge on Sunday 18th February by the chaplain, the Revd Carol Barrett Ford, as part of their sermon series on the Seven Last Words from the Cross. 1,381 more words


Gift Aid: a history of giving at St John’s College

A new exhibition opening today in the St John’s College Archive Centre offers a fascinating insight into some of the College’s early charitable activities.

The exhibition entitled ‘Gift Aid: a history of giving at St John’s College’ offers insights into two projects the college was involved with: the Bread and Broth Charity and the College Mission. 561 more words

“Don’t let the cardigans put you off” – an introduction to Archives for students

In Michaelmas term 2017, myself, Tracy Deakin (St. John’s), Natalie Adams (Churchill), Sian Collins and John Wells (both UL) ran our first introduction to Archives sessions for postgraduate students in the Milstein Room at the UL. 429 more words

a paradox about likelihood ratios?

Aware of my fascination for paradoxes (and heterodox publications), Ewan Cameron sent me the link to a recent arXival by Louis Lyons (Oxford) on different asymptotic distributions of the likelihood ratio. 111 more words


My first attempt at a Socratic seminar classroom

I’ve read Plato’s Apology with 6th and 8th graders, and used Peter Worley’s The If Machine to run “discussion days”,  but never devoted extended classroom time to developing intellectual integrity through Socratic practice. 2,046 more words


The Churchill National Speaking Competition

On the 27th of November 2017 Bro Edern competed in the ESU’s National Speaking Competition. The competition was in Howell’s School For Girls. The way the competition worked was that there were three different roles. 578 more words



It has been forever since I last posted on this blog, largely because I haven’t had many photos to post. Can’t believe it’s almost Christmas – the autumn has flown by, and suddenly it’s December. 46 more words