So much of teaching depends upon presence. I had not noticed before: why should I? Rather like realising for the first time that so much of life depends upon breathing.
That I, as a three or four year old, listened, listened, with such patience, again and again, suggests the hold it had on me.
Channel 4: Uncivil War I have not seen the recent Channel 4 drama, Uncivil War. I doubt I will. I expect it will be too painful. But I have heard much in its praise, especially from partisan sources on social media which suggest it does not take sides and that it paints no one in a particularly flattering light. … Continue reading Can Writing Heal the Brexit Wounds?