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Sitting outside a pub

I am writing this sitting outside a pub on a Friday afternoon, having just visited the location for a film shoot I’ve helped plan. It’s fair to say that this is a far cry from what I would have been doing had I remained in my previous job. I’d...

Upcoming workshops in Bosnia sound interesting…

I’m writing this blog post in preparation for a series of workshops that I will lead for the Tuzla English Teachers’ Association in Bosnia and Herzegovina next month. In these workshops I hope to be able to encapsulate all the work I’ve done up until now on using...

Writing teaching materials for volunteers

I’m currently involved in a project with BBC Learning English that aims to support people from certain communities living in the UK to take their first steps towards learning English. The target areas for the project are Bangladeshi, Pakistani and Somali...

Under 500 Words On … Digital Publishing

“It is good news that the market is transitioning and making money from [digital publishing], but it is moving to a trickier situation where there are fewer booksellers.” – BBC 18.09.2012 The demise of the print side of the publishing industry is something that...