Monthly Archives: June 2014

Educating Shakespeare

Yesterday I attended a symposium at the University of Birmingham entitled Shakespeare in Education: Innovating and Collaborating in the Age of Digital Humanities  #edshakes2014. It was an excellent event and I just wanted to share a brief snapshot or two of the … Continue reading

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Henry the War I

Henry the War I. That lesser known play by Shakespeare.. Ok fine maybe not, but let me explain. Today I popped into my old primary school, where my church back home meets, to be greeted with huge montages of war … Continue reading

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Read it to me again!

One of my best memories from childhood is being read stories. Books of all kinds and not just at bedtimes, sometimes there would be a Sunday afternoon tale and when I got a little older I was even allowed to … Continue reading

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Tragedy!

Recently a friend of mine who works for the RNIB went to a conference. No doubt you are wondering why I’m sharing this meaningless piece of information. Perhaps I’d better explain. It was a conference on tax. Wait there’s a … Continue reading

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Who are you? Who, who, who, who?

First of all, a disclaimer – this is neither a post about The Who or who Shakespeare was, nope Anonymous is not to feature here. Sorry to disappoint. This is really about the other Who, a certain Doctor who celebrated his 50th … Continue reading

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The Game’s Afoot

For all the football fanatics out there it’s like Christmas come early at the moment with the World Cup dominating the global stage. Those who are less enamoured are counting down the days to the closing ceremony when football can … Continue reading

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Who’s the Daddy?

The Twitter takeover at least among those who populate my feed for the last couple of weeks has been the June #bookadayuk. Today being Father’s Day the theme was of course “pick your favourite fictional father.” This got me thinking … Continue reading

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