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A volunteer revolution – an unsung hero of the UK economy

  • 2 September 2017, 11:32 am
  • By Claire
  • in Creative Writing

“My prediction is that 2017 might just be the year of micro-volunteering and data donation, with cheap technologies allowing everyone to volunteer from home for short and sweet periods of time, no matter how much time they have to give.”  NESTA Arou[...]

Human stories remains a big draw for Shepton Mallet Prison

  • 8 May 2017, 8:06 am
  • By Claire
  • in Shepton Mallet Prison

Shepton Mallet Prison – one of the UK’s most ancient prisons – is proving that demand for its untold human stories and history is not abating. Recently, TV production company Transparent Television spent a week at the prison filming for [...]

Dyslexia – a disability or a unique learning ability?

  • 7 May 2017, 11:02 am
  • By Claire
  • in Creative Writing

In a highly personal article written for the Sunday Times, Richard Branson calls for a rethink on how we support dyslexic children in our education system.  Branson recalls his experience of being dyslexic and “dropping out” at 16 with a prof[...]