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The Magic of Picture Books

Picture books are amazing tools to allow children to explore the world beyond their own experiences. They’re also just as beneficial for adults. Now, more than ever, picture books are tailored to entertain both children and adults. After all, they are generally read aloud from the latter to the former so it makes sense that […]

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New Scrabble Words – Are They Dench?

The English language is constantly evolving, so much so that the latest Collins Scrabble Word List now includes over 6,500 new words. Many English purists would no doubt be appalled by some of the new additions including slang ‘words’ such as ‘lotsa’ (lots of), ridic (ridiculous) and cazh (casual). Words such as ‘thanx’ and ‘lolz’ […]

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Everyone has a Story

In my lifetime alone there have been so many changes, especially in the way we communicate. Letters have been replaced by emails, talking over the phone has been replaced by texts, and meeting face-to-face has been replaced by Skype. There are so many good and bad things about these changes. Our very own Adult Literacy […]

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