Every school day since 2009 The New York Times has set a question as inspiration for narrative and personal writing. They are aimed at high school students and they have now collected 500 autobiographical prompts together. Any teacher reading this … Continue reading Travel Writing: inspiration from the New York Times
I’m not a big fan of air shows, but when I was sent a press release from the Imperial War Museum about the re-opening of the American museum in Duxford, a small village about 10 miles from Cambridge, I could … Continue reading American Air Museum reopens to the sound of Wagner and Jimi Hendrix
Next Monday May 16th the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction will open its first-ever pop-up bar in the basement at Waterstones’ new Tottenham Court Road store to celebrate the 2016 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction shortlist. Book lovers will have … Continue reading One week only: books & Baileys at a pop-up bar in London
I recently spent a week in Barcelona. I went with a friend who only travelled with a small handbag (big enough for her kindle, phone, purse and all the essential paperwork) and a carry on bag. She arrived with more … Continue reading Perfect Packing – to fold or to roll? Or are you tempted by flat packing?
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Loving Vincent is the first hand painted film and it’s absolutely beautiful. The story of Vincent Van Gogh’s life and death is a co-production between Poland and the UK and should be released at the end of 2016. You can … Continue reading The life of a great artist told in 62,000+ paintings
Denmark – one of the best places to live and work (photo credit: 2015-05-03 via photopin (license)) Forbes – the American business magazine – like lists. It publishes lists of the richest people and the world’s top companies for example, … Continue reading The Top 10 Countries to Live and Work in: Travelling Around The Web