10 Books That Have Stayed With Me

1. To Kill a Mockingbird The first book on my list of books that have stayed with me has to…

My Favourite Inspirational Quotes From History

During this time of uncertainty and isolation, we all need a good old pick me up! I’ve put together a…

The Colosseum, A Brief History

It is the most impressive, the most stately, the most solemn, grand, majestic, mournful sight, conceivable. Never, in its bloodiest…

Family Fun at Ordsall Hall

On a wet and cold February half term day, we explored a number of attractions in Salford. The morning we…

Reading the Classics: Of Mice and Men

Unlike many of my peers, I did not read Of Mice and Men at school. This novel has been studied…

Reading the Classics: Emma

The latest instalment to my ‘Reading the Classics‘ series is Jane Austen’s Emma. I must say throughout my journey of…

The English Reformation. Henry, Catherine and Anne

One of the most complicated subjects I have taught is English Reformation. It is quite often difficult to explain just…