Matthew Tett, Author at Homeschooling

    Articles by Matthew Tett


    Einstein’s Theory Of Relativity

    Einstein’s Theory of Relativity encompasses two main elements: Special (linked to physical phenomena in the absence of gravity) and General (which explores the laws of gravity).

    The Channel Tunnel's

    The Channel Tunnel: A Remarkable Feat Of Engineering

    Considering the size of the project, it is surely one of our modern age’s most amazing engineering feats.


    Haiku And The Japanese Cherry Blossom

    The haiku, a very short Japanese poem, traditionally consisting of a total of 17 syllables, with 5 in the first line, 7 in the second and 5 in the third,  is usually focused on nature and the seasons.

    Hans Christian Andersen

    Hans Christian Andersen

    Hans Christian Andersen wrote 156 fairy tales (and more besides), including ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’, ‘The Ugly Duckling’ and ‘The Little Mermaid’.

    The Ides Of March

    The Ides Of March

    The Ides of March, historically, was originally a time for celebration and rejoicing – quite different to associations with the phrase today.

    International Book giving day

    International Book-Giving Day

    International Book-Giving Day came about because a group of passionate individuals wanted reading to be celebrated.


    The Art Of Writing A Letter

    A hand written letter can end up as a treasured possession, or in some cases, of historic significance.


    Winter Fitness And Swimming The Serpentine

    Famously, the Peter Pan Cup requires participants to swim 100 yards through the Serpentine’s Christmas Day waters.

    The Wren

    The Wren: December’s Other Bird

    The wren is very common in folklore literature.


    Surviving The Lull Between Resits And Results

    One piece of advice I think is crucial is this: as soon as you have completed the resits, try to forget about them.