I have just finished reading Eleanor Parker’s excellent new book, Winters in the World: A Journey through the Anglo-Saxon Year. Rather than write a traditional review, I thought I’d offer an article that is part review and part reflection with a Tolkienian twist.
Each year academics at Oxford University ask first year Biology undergraduates to name any five species in each of five taxonomic groups (birds, trees…
Over the next couple of months I will be giving talks in various different settings. Next Thursday 11th August I will in Caterham Valley library from…
If you are a Christian home educator then this survey may be of interest. A few more responses would be great, so please share with your friends. Here’s…
“Why have you started with the epilogue?” my daughter asked me. She’d picked up Cliffhangers, my latest work in progress, and was looking at it with a…
Just in case anyone’s still looking for some summer reading, listening and watching suggestions, here are my ideas. I’ve tried to wander off the beaten…
For the last three years I have been nature journalling, sometimes with my children, sometimes with the nature journalling club I run at school, and…
One of the questions I asked in Did Jesus go to School? and other questions about parents, children and education was ‘Are parents gardeners or…
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