Something to talk about

We are living through strange times. When lock down was first introduced I thought it may last a few weeks. Ever the optimist I should have realized that reality would be different. In those countries most badly affected lock down has lasted much longer and the Chancellor’s commitment to support furlough until the end of … Continue reading Something to talk about

Alone Together

‘Alone Together’ is an interesting read from Sherry Turkle.  I’m not sure why I picked it up as there is often a gap between when I buy or borrow a book and when I get around to reading it.  I always have such a backlog of things I want to read.  I suspect it had … Continue reading Alone Together

Boredom as a creative force

According to the BBC (March 23. 2013), children should be allowed to get bored so they can develop their innate ability to be creative.  Dr Teresa Belton an education expert says that our cultural expectations that children should be constantly active could hamper the development of their imagination. This follows on from a study (presented … Continue reading Boredom as a creative force