Well Hello! As a university student, not becoming lost in the overwhelming reading lists is a constant challenge. Then ontop of all that, maintaining your personal love for reading is even more challenging. So when TopUniversities.com asked me to write a blog post for them, I knew what I should write about. Check out my…Read more I Don’t Want To Get Bored Of Reading
I bumped into a person the other day who made my mind wander about the past. He was a lifelong friend of my maternal granddad and he remembered him fondly with the words, "he was the best person. I miss him a lot." This frank admission made me hope that I would live such a…Read more Interviewing The Past
Yesterday was quite a fun day at work. I was told to supervise a group of students taking part in a local 'Science Challenge' at my old college. The thing that appealed to me the most when I was given the description about the day was that I would simply have to be there. "Excellent,"…Read more A Science Filled Day For An English Student?
For the past four weeks, I have been teaching. Teaching is extremely different to tutoring. You can be a great tutor but that does not mean you will automatically be a great classroom teacher. I can almost imagine the hordes of teachers nodding their heads vigorously to this statement. They won't tell you but I…Read more A Teenage Teacher
We are currently into the third fast of Ramadhan in the UK. Now now, hold in that gasp of wonder at the millions of people who are fasting from sunrise to sunset because in actual fact, it is not so difficult. Every year before Ramadhan approaches, the process is the same. We talk about how…Read more So Ramadhan Has Begun…
Normally I am quite a mellow (and odd) person, shouting requires far too much effort so it is easier to remain calm. Although, the year seven students I have been teaching recently have certainly attempted to test my patience! So when it came to moving back into my room, I wanted to do something that…Read more My Room, My Rules!
Well I have found two long lost friends in recent weeks. The first being my bedroom, a period of separation lasting six months, not because I was living at university or something fun like that but because the ceiling had fallen in. The second and more recent one was my dear old laptop which had…Read more Back To The Digital World