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Playing around with Storify…

I’ve just been having a tinker with a web app called┬áStorify, which allows you to search for content posted on social media and other networking sites (such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Flickr, et al), as well as that from other websites (you can search for...

The dullest blog in the world

Thanks to the inestimable Gavin Dudeney sharing it on Facebook, I have today been acquainted with the above mentioned ‘dullest blog in the world‘. And it seems to be exactly that. The minutiae of the day to day life of the creator of this work, a Dave...

Gig review – Jack White at the Brixton Academy 21 June 2012

A non-English language teaching interlude… [Note – click on the images to get to the original photos, shared via Creative Commons on Flickr by the respective photographers] On Thursday 21 June I made my way out for the first live gig I have been to in...
Time enough to read…

Time enough to read…

On days like this it must be said…   I’d like a little bit more time please   In the meantime, the following pics are by...

Quick Calvin & Hobbes resolution activity

Thanks, Luke Meddings for sharing this pic of a Calvin & Hobbes on Facebook recently. And, thank you Bill Watterson, for creating these characters! Here is a quick activity you could do in class, on the general theme of  resolutions, but also getting learners to...

Quick Calvin & Hobbes resolution activity

Thanks, Luke Meddings for sharing this pic of a Calvin & Hobbes on Facebook recently. And, thank you Bill Watterson, for creating these characters! Here is a quick activity you could do in class, on the general theme of  resolutions, but also getting learners to...