Ted Robbins, Textiles and 78rpms. My week of social media.

This week I ended up on BBC Radio Lancashire talking about textiles, Lancashire Folk and an old 78rpm record. I have absolutely no connection with Lancashire and the textile industry (as far as I know) so this was a bit of a surprise. The only link was a 1950’s 78rpm record called ‘Lancashire Speaks’  which […]

Doing something that scares me ……. Canton Social Media Surgery

A while back I was having banjo lessons. The banjo teacher couldn’t actually play the banjo. He was a fantastic guitar teacher, but had zero experience of banjos. He would joyfully rationalise this situation by assuring me (after he’d taken my £20) with soothing words, “don’t worry my son; as long as I stay one step […]

If Carlsberg did Physics Teachers…. they would make Alessio Bernardelli.

I am totally inspired at the moment. Of all things it’s about physics, education and blogging, all thanks to Alessio Bernardelli. Last night Alessio spoke at a WordPress Users Wales meeting about his blog and how he’s been using blogging in education. Here is his blog, please go and visit you won’t be disappointed (check […]