Tag Archives: covid19

May 26

In a Time of Colossal..

My alter ego has been having a twitter conversation with a friend over the fallout from that press briefing and the one that followed yesterday. Eventually conversation turned to a discussion of leadership and elections. Wanting to avoid the usual suspects – Lloyd George and Churchill – I proffered Gladstone and Disraeli; Attlee and Salisbury, […]

Just When You Think The Apocalypse Can’t Get Any Stranger…

Dawn comes early. I sit here at 4am listening to the cuckoo heralding the start of a brand new day and I wonder what it will bring. Before I go any further, this is not a post about the rights and wrongs surrounding Dominic Cummings. It is a post reflecting on the reaction to a […]

Apr 15

Contemplating Macbeth and Othello

The last couple of days have been about getting my head around how I’m going to teach Macbeth, the play not the person, via the virtual world that is school during the apocalypse. The kind of kids I teach find Shakespeare a struggle at the best of times. He talks old fashioned, they add a […]