Monthly Archives: January 2017

“What’s a consonant?” “LIKE AFRICA” – The advantages of being a tutor

Unlike the previous 3 years spent working in retail, I haven’t actually worked much over this Christmas period (that now seems so distant…) Usually, the return to work would be a dreaded experience and unfortunately this seems to be true for most people. This year, however, I was actually looking forward to going back to […]

Recipe: Jazzy rice

I spent quite a while trying to come up with a name for these rice recipes before concluding that perhaps I should just call it what I always refer to it as: jazzy rice. It’s rice, jazzed up! I made these rices for a family buffet recently, so I wanted to appeal to all tastes: […]

INTRUDER DETERRED BY BLOW TO THE HEAD WITH MULTILINGUAL DICTIONARY

8.30am: I’ve just been awoken by Gary Glitter shouting about ‘Another Rock and Roll Christmas’ and I am reminded that I really must change my keen Christmas alarm soundtrack. Not long since having recovered from the mild heart attack that this caused, I am launched into another state of panic as a loud hammering begins […]