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Wednesday Poetry Corner With Pendyala Pradeep

I have the great honour to introduce someone today whom I believe to be a genuinely lovely person. Pendyala Pradeep is a reciter of classic Indian poetry and I have … Continue reading

March 12, 2014 · 9 Comments

The Narrator’s Voice By Daniel Vimont

The Challenges of audiobook narration: Giving Voice to characters. One of the most profound differentiators between audiobook narration and any other type of oration lies in the need for the … Continue reading

March 10, 2014 · 9 Comments

Wednesday Poetry Corner With Niamh Clune

From the days of my Dublin, when singing in smokey, Guiness coloured, sacrilegious, music-filled, rebel pubs; when discourse was a delicious, of course, and intellectuals doffed berets, speech-made: intoning, droning, … Continue reading

March 5, 2014 · 13 Comments

The Wednesday Poetry Corner With Mahasty Eslahy

I have great pleasure introducing Mahasty Eslahy to the plum tree. Mahasty has been delighting us all on Facebook sharing her poems and art, and we thank her sincerely. Mahasty … Continue reading

February 19, 2014 · 13 Comments

Insights With Dr. Niamh Clune: The Gestalt of Learning!

I am about to give a presentation for Babcock International to Surrey school teachers on Science Through Literacy. These days, the aim of education is to speak across curricula, and this … Continue reading

February 18, 2014 · 9 Comments

Insights With Dr. Niamh Clune: Trusting The Child

Some time ago, (at my age, things I remember are always some time ago), I read a book by Alexander Sutherland Neill. He was the inspired educator that initiated the … Continue reading

February 11, 2014 · 8 Comments

The Narrator’s Voice by Daniel Vimont.

In this week’s exciting Narrator’s Voice, Daniel Vimont tells us all abut his Kickstarter programme…I, for one, am very interested in this, not only because I am hoping that Daniel … Continue reading

February 7, 2014 · 4 Comments
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