Category Archives: blogging

Standing Up for Education and Cavell

I was somewhat surprised and more than a little nervous to be asked by the local NUT rep if I’d speak at their strike rally this lunchtime. Having got my head round the idea though, I agreed to give it … Continue reading

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On Being Promised a Pig in a Poke

Thank you to everyone who shared my last blog post and sorry for having rather neglected the blog since then. There’ve been all kinds of interesting things that I’d normally rather like to write about, but strangely enough, the whole … Continue reading

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(Another) Open Letter to Michael Gove

Dear Mr Gove, I know you’re getting a lot of open letters these days, but I do hope that you will read and pay attention to them. Maybe it would be a good idea to consider why so many people … Continue reading

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On Working Directly with the Author

A few people have asked me if I’d write something about my experience of working directly with a self-published author rather than a publisher. I’m not too sure what to say about it but so as not to contradict my … Continue reading

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“The Language of Languages”: International Translation Day 2013

This year’s International Translation Day Conference was held last week at the British Library. Again, the day was bursting with inspiration and encouragement. We got the chance to talk, to share experiences and ideas and to wonder where the world … Continue reading

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A Shakespearian Interlude

  You know those competitions on Twitter that say “RT and follow to win”? Perhaps not, but anyway, they’re a thing. There was one from Mumsnet Towers a while ago to win a family day out at Shakespeare’s Globe, which … Continue reading

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Wordle Day 2013

June 30th – I made it! The last theme day for the Blogathon is to make a word picture of your blog and here’s mine. I like the way it orders you to “read books”. Last year’s version is here, … Continue reading

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