It’s not about screens, it’s about what screens replace.

A couple of weeks ago I was interviewed by a local charity as part of a campaign to raise awareness (and encourage limits) on the amount of time young people spend looking at screens. Most of us agree children spending long periods of time on one type of screen or another isn’t healthy, however, there …

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I missed my anniversary. (Freelance anniversary).

I left teaching at the end of June 2017, but my salary stopped at the end of August, so I see 1st September as a key date; last year I was sitting in Dobbie’s coffee shop thinking, ‘this is what the world looks like when you’re not in class…’ I’m going to blog this in two parts; …

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Stop shooting from the hip. Ask a question.

Pope Francis came, met, spoke softly and left. There have been plenty of column inches written and digital footage broadcast over last weekend. Lots of it has focussed not just on the visit, but on the cases of abuse, the church hierarchy’s response and the future of the Catholic church. Rightly so, these are hugely …

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