Memory in Action

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Incorporating Poetry – Debbie Pullinger (University of Cambridge)

Incorporating Poetry – Debbie Pullinger (University of Cambridge)

Why bother to learn poetry? Now that you can summon any of a thousand poems to your phone screen in seconds, what’s the point of having a sonnet in your head? I think this is a question worth asking. Especially now that reciting poems has been invited back onto the English National Curriculum after a sixty-year exile. And if press…
Memories are for Action, Not Just for Keeping – Joanna Bryson

Memories are for Action, Not Just for Keeping – Joanna Bryson

If you bury money in your garden, you won't get any interest on it, nor help build any new homes or companies.  You might think the risk of losing money is lower in the garden than in a bank, but someone or something else might dig it up, or it might stop being a valid form of currency, or you…