Georgette Heyer: The Historical Holiday Read

I have loved Georgette Heyer's regency novels since my mum lent me 'Frederica' many years ago (I know most people think I'm only about 25, but I'm considerably older than that!)... that copy of Frederica has long since disintegrated, but no worries, I tracked down another one!!! In fact, with much diligent searching I have tracked down all her regency romances, and most of her other texts excluding the detective novels, which, never being so…

Another BNP Poster: What Would Jesus Do?

As I'm working my way through "What Would Google Do?", and spotting those reuses of other posters... discussing with others how the BNP have taken on board the Keep Calm and Carry On message... I received a copy of this blog entry by the Unfinished Christian (aren't we all?!), extract: "The poster has been condemned by various church groups and in West Yorkshire the Ecumenical Council has mounted a counter campaign with the slogan- “Use…

Basic WordPress for Aim Higher

Aim Higher, 1 April 2009 (2) View more presentations from Bex Lewis. AimHigher is about making everyone aware of the benefits higher education can bring, whatever their background. The above were my slides from my first ever session teaching 10 year olds. We didn't quite get to the end, but the same week I used the same session for up to 15 year olds, and in some cases they zoomed through faster. I'm used to…

Go Jenson Button….

As the National Anthem rings out again, it's another win for Jenson Button! Awesome... watching it on the BBC news site! Until 4-5 years ago I used to avidly follow qualifying, races, follow-up and read F1 magazine, then decided it was just taking up too much of my life, but I still maintain an interest in it. Was great to see Lewis Hamilton's victories last year... although as I was abroad I missed most of…

ww2poster Blog

I've added a new, more specialist, blog on WordPress: http://ww2poster.wordpress.com/. I will be back with this one too... but I have lots to say on posters, and with the whole furore over the Keep Calm and Carry On posters, it seems people are interested!