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Arty but definitely not farty...

Question: What’s art history for?


a) To give privileged kids a subject to get a degree in

b) To keep art historians in work… 454 more words

Elevator pitch. Well, not really #MAEnt

So, the current module of my MA requires me to be the business. Literally. I’m full of creative ideas at home and at work (and with the kids… well, you have to get them to eat their greens somehow). 860 more words


You're never too old to chase your dreams!!

This may be a bit rambley but bear with me there is a point to this post.
When I left school I was in a very unhealthy relationship, I wanted to do A-levels and then uni and he wanted me to start working and as always he won. 499 more words

Follow Your Dreams

The Government 'Vision' for Education : where are we now ?

The government’s vision for education is difficult to swallow – here’s why

Jacqueline Baxter, The Open University

If you were in any doubt about how complex and opaque the education system in England has become, a… 1,021 more words


A Visit to the Medium.

I speak about the dead in the present tense. This unsettles many people. Most, it turns out, prefer to ignore death altogether. They certainly don’t want it dragged into the here and now. 1,987 more words


From Gate 82 to Seat 12F.

Hello, dear reader, here is a character sketch I wrote, based on a recent encounter, which started life on #FLFiction15.

I’m early at Gate 82. I side step and sit on a window ledge in a sunbeam to better observe other passengers queuing; let’s see what the next two hours has in store for me, eh? 455 more words