How Normal is Normal?

  We may not be aware of it, but statistics (or, ‘sadistics’, as my undergraduate and postgraduate students used to call it) rule most of...

AM I TOO OLD? – Returning to University

I am back at university; back as a 65-year-old pensioner, 44 years after graduating from Bristol University with my first degree and then qualifying...

FRESHER EXPERIENCE – First world (student) problems don’t get more Llanito...

As we enter September, it is once again time for a budding, excited group of 18-year-olds to make the big step to university. Leaving...

LLANITO “ROT” – Crisis of our bilingualism and beloved Llanito

‘I think it is an important crisis - we need to stop the rot, but it’s got to a point now where I don’t...