Valerie Amos was asked, “what did you want to be when you were 18?“ She replied, “I wasn’t particularly focused on what I wanted to be, but more on what I wanted to do. I wanted to change the world.” She’s currently Director of London University’s School of Oriental and African Studies (Soas). I thought… Read More Know what it is …
“Belgium ends 19th century telegram service.” Oh dear. Next they’ll be telling me that the facsimile machine is dead.
Naomi Stanford has written an excellent piece on the curation of learning. It’s so good, it just keeps on giving with wonderful ideas. Well worth a read.
Could you imagine the perfect team? Google thought they could, and got it wrong. Click here to read what they did discover.
Queen Hippolyta, mother to Diana, Wonder Woman: “If you choose to leave, you may never return.” Diana: “How will I be if I stay?” Great question.
“13 things you should give up if you want to be successful.” Some might surprise. A good, quick read.
“We can be heroes just for one day.” You, me, David Bowie, everybody.
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The word “Youthquake” was judged to be the Oxford Dictionaries Word of the year 2017. Coined by Diana Vreeland in 1965, it was voted for as a word “we can root for and collectively empower.” And I do like it, really. “Post-truth” was the 2016 choice. Want to make your predictions now for 2018?
From the BBC came news of the New Year Honours 2018: “The author Michael Morpurgo has been knighted for services to literature and charity. He is best known for his children’s novels, including War Horse and Why the Whales Came. He says his knighthood gives him a platform to advance one of his main passions:… Read More Learning so much …