seven word reflection

I came across an interesting way of encouraging free association – close your eyes and open a book at random, put a finger on the page, and open your eyes. Take the three words before and after the word, thus getting a seven word phrase. Start writing, trying not to censor or direct your thoughts.… Continue reading seven word reflection


I listened to the car crash that is Michael Gove’s education policy unravel last night. As politicians slugged it out in Westminster, both in the traditional cross party fight and in increasingly bitter internecine war, it seemed that few people were giving much thought to the hundreds (correction – thousands) of students involved. The so-called… Continue reading education?