Brass In Pocket

Songsmith Chrissie Hynde and the Ladies’ Tea Party It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. It was the rumbling…

Brass In Pocket

Une Épiphanie Shakespearienne

En français dans le texte Vous habitez une seule langue? Ou plusieurs? Personnellement, je vis perpétuellement en français et en anglais, avec un peu…

Une Épiphanie Shakespearienne

A Shakespearean Epiphany

In French in the text Do you live in one language? Or more than one? I live perpetually in English and French, with a…

A Shakespearean Epiphany

Christmas in Paradise

Songsmith Mary Gauthier I don’t normally do Christmas songs, having sung one too many carols as a youngster. I see them as decorative and…

Christmas in Paradise

Say No More

Songsmith Steve Marriott I only had one Humble Pie record in my collection. It was the single Black Coffee, which I’d seen them perform…

Say No More

Benjamin Zephaniah, outspoken word artist

Be nice to your turkey this Christmas Benjamin Zepahaniah (1958-2023), British Carribean dub poet, actor, recipient of no fewer than 16 honorary doctorates, professor…

Benjamin Zephaniah, outspoken word artist

Dublin Lad Learns Morse

A Life In Stolen Moments Ken Kenny, our Dad, was many things in his lifetime, and among them was Marine Radio Officer in the…

Dublin Lad Learns Morse

Au commencement était le verbe

Et le verbe était irrégulier Oui, au commencement était le verbe. Et dans mon cas personnel, le verbe était anglophone. Les adultes nous reprenaient…

Au commencement était le verbe

Un pont au dessus de l’océan

Vous avez certainement entendu parler de Killers of the Flower Moon, l’histoire de la rencontre meurtrière entre les Osages, riche au-delà des désirs tous…

Un pont au dessus de l’océan

Un match de rugby en direct

Réel ou inspiré de faits réels ? La Coupe du Monde de Rugby 2023 permet de mettre un coup de projecteur sur un jeu…

Un match de rugby en direct

Saying it in your own words

Intralingual translation – Students vs Chat GBT When we think of translation in language teaching, it is typically interlingual translation; that is to say,…

Saying it in your own words

Learning to play rugby – tackle and scrum

Time for me to finally start this section on Unusual Learners. It’s going to be about giving visibility to the routes people take in…

Learning to play rugby – tackle and scrum