Poetry and Rap – are they cousins?

Poetry and Rap – are they cousins?

As an English tutor, exploring poetry with my students can be a little like wading through treacle!  Poetry and Rap – are they cousins though? Most (not all) young people dislike poetry, finding it dry and difficult to understand and fail to see the reason or...
10 things I should be grateful for!

10 things I should be grateful for!

I don’t know about you, but I’m not very good at stopping and reflecting!  What are the 10 things I should be grateful for? Lives are so busy these days with work, family, friends and a social life, that I have to be tough on myself to stop for a second...