Wake Up Charlie Dragon! I first read this book around 1987 and now at the age of 29, I still have a sticky-taped together copy, which I’ll read with delight many more times when I have a child one day.I can clearly remember my mother reading the story of Charlie, a dragon who was asleep
Month: October 2012
In the future, people will cease to own books
In the future people will cease to own books. Or they’ll own fewer books than they do now. Or they’ll own just as many as they do now. I don’t know, and I don’t think it matters. That might seem surprising – I am, after all, an English teacher and an aspiring writer – but
If everyone were able to speak English, what would happen to all the other languages?
English. Rapidly becoming the world’s most popular language. Natively spoken in the United Kingdom, North America, Australia and New Zealand, as well as countless other countries and islands. It is also taught as a second language in the majority of mainland Europe, much of Asia, parts of Africa and even in parts of South America
Ah! TS Eliot
Sage words from a man obviously speaking from experience, but what kind of experience was it that prompted such a statement? Clearly Eliot had issues with his own loyalties-enjoying the freedom of action that his homeland, the USA offered him, but clearly a man struggling to fully express his firm anti pluralistic beliefs through his
How can technology help to make education more accessible to all?
Introduction I am going to write about technology making education more accessible to all. First of all, I am going to write about what technology is in today’s world, and then I am going to write a definition of education. I am also going to write about the advantages of technology making education more accessible
A World Without Books Will Never Come To Be
In my house the only things that I treasure are the books on my shelves. As someone once said, ‘They are not just books, but minds of great people’, so I often treat them that way. Even though the shelf keeps groaning under the weight of books from past expeditions, I run to that second