Shakespeare Schools Festival

I am delighted that I am going to be working with the Shakespeare Schools Festival in the Autumn 2012 period. I will be working in several venues, including the Cliffs Pavilion in Southend;  the Gordon Craig theatre in Stevenage and the Broxbourne Civic Hall in Hoddestone in Herts. I will be working as a host and a […]

Values and your business

Values are tricky, it is easy to say that they are important to you when things are good and everything is easy. It is not so easy to stick to them when opportunities come up. I had the chance to be featured in a national newspaper, admittedly talking about the importance of proper inhaler use […]

ACE cuts impact

The BBC has spoken about how More than one in 10 arts companies who lost all of their core Arts Council of England funding have shut down or are closing, according to research. I have to say I am not surprised, this is very tough times for arts organisations,  with local councils having cut their […]

Each one teach one

Plan B is a young, hip-hop/rapper, whose work I had admired for a while now and he recently spoke at the Tedx Observer meetings. His message is ‘each one teach one’, taken from a Jacob Miller song, the idea being that we can all help one person to reach their potential. This is what I […]

E to C at English GCSE

I was delighted to get a phone call this week, telling me that a boy that I did one to one tutoring with for 12 weeks moved from an E grade to a C grade in his English Language GCSE exam. This is wonderful news: English Language GCSE at a C grade or above is […]