Raising a snowflake or accepting limitations: When my dyslexic son chooses his GCSEs

Home-schooling has, without a doubt, increased and improved my son’s options.


13 Reasons Why: Informative or Sensationalist?

We do not always get an unbiased view of what we are learning about through the media and films.


Is the Magna Carta still relevant?

The Pope agreed to destroy the charter. He annulled the document, calling it, “Illegal, unjust, harmful to royal rights and shameful to the English people… null and void of all validity forever.”


Why do we read the books we do?

The genre you read  is most likely the one you feel you can relate to most.


Another Royal Event: The Queen’s Sapphire Jubilee

In all, 750 commentators across the world broadcast the ceremony, with it being translated into 39 languages.


Home Schooling Adventures in Spain: 5 tips from day to day life

Word of mouth is your friend here.


Castro, Cuba and Change (?)

After declaring himself a Marxist-Leninist in late 1961, Castro began to make Cuba dependent on the communist Soviet Union for both its military and economic support. Cuba’s association with the USSR soon led to a dramatic escalation of tensions between the USA and Cuba.


Revision Tips

We are all different, and this is the main point with revising – what works for one person will not work for another.


RAF Strike Eagle

RAF 100

The RAF was hugely outnumbered, yet through a combination of new radar technology, new and more manoeuvrable aircraft and exceptional bravery, it successfully resisted the intense German air invasion.


What went wrong with Apollo 13?

Swigert and Lovell radioed Mission Control with the well known words, “Houston, we’ve got a problem.” 


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