Where do we go from here?


When I first received my letter of rejection from Oxford University, my future began to crumble beneath my feet. The second time I thought about it, the same thing happened, and the third and the fourth. It was only when I finally began to accept that I could no longer do anything about it that…Read more Where do we go from here?

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How worried do you need to be about College?


This is the time of year in England when students taking GCSEs begin to worry about the transition from secondary school to college. Actually, I may be getting ahead of myself there as they are probably more worried about their exams at the moment. Anyway, it is sure to be on their minds and it…Read more How worried do you need to be about College?

Dear elders, you have failed us.


It is like we have been dealt the worst hand. First, the recession causes doom and gloom to abound and then a government comes in that wants to shrink spending, squeeze it until there is nothing left. I do understand the reasoning behind this but education is far more important than winning the next election.…Read more Dear elders, you have failed us.

No Mr wordpress email computing brain, I am not vain!


I'm just laughing at the email I received from wordpress saying I'm vain for liking my own post. IT WAS AN ACCIDENT! Scrolling down on a smartphone means it is inevitable. Although weirdly enough, I haven't accidentally liked any other post except my own so perhaps I am subconsciously vain? Is that even possible?So yes,…Read more No Mr wordpress email computing brain, I am not vain!