The Language of Sedition

Cobalt-blue seas, wild winds, high emotions and bald green expanses. I started falling in love with Cornwall’s picture-book coastal landscape while watching the BBC’s Poldark and Doc Martin.  The cobblestone streets and cottage houses seem to cling organically...

Murder, Rape and Why Myths Still Matter

At the time of writing this piece, I was shocked to hear of the mass-murder and suicide in Margaret River. It lit a fire in my belly. Peter Miles, a man who was ‘supposed’ to love all of his victims shot his wife, his adult daughter, and four...

Handwriting's Uncertain Future

The Foucs on Handwriting: Does It Help or Hinder I just listened to a Future Tense podcast asking ‘Is the Writing on the Wall for Handwriting?’  As the parent of a child who has always struggled with writing, it’s something I have thought quite a lot...