Making Writing Real with Jim Egerton (another one!)

I turned the page and my heart dropped into the pit of my stomach. 'Formal writing' for my Advanced group of 17-18 year olds. Oh please. Not again...Too often so painfully contrived and disconnected from reality. Then I remembered that it's not so bad - as long as the writing is authentic and has a [...]

Actions Speak Louder…

In one single moment your whole life can turn around, I stand there for a minute staring straight into the ground. Looking to the left slightly then looking back down. The world feels like its caved in, proper sorry frown. ... I look at her, she stares almost straight back at me, but her eyes [...]

Love, Learning and the Dark Side of the Subjunctive. Budapest 2018.

I'll echo my words at the start of last year's IH Budapest Conference summary, because they still ring true: With a mind open to learning as much as possible during a conference weekend trip (before, during and after!), the hours of the conference itself are just one opportunity. Lessons are learned on life, another country, others, [...]