Verse turning for the worse

The Oxford professor of poetry is decided not by a besuited committee, but by those graduates of the university who care enough to vote. One apparent consequence of such an unusual system is that the appointments have been, with very few exceptions, excellent. It is a fixed-term post, currently lasting four years, and although it … Read more

how turning a problem into a game can foster creative problem-solving skills, a guest post by Candy James

Remember that scene in the original Mary Poppins film where Mary is confronted by Jane and Michael’s very unclean nursery? And Mary starts singing about spiked insulin levels and suddenly everything miraculously starts putting itself away? “In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun and snap! … Read more