Capitalism, Corruption and Conscience: An Inspector Calls

Advanced through the readings of John McRae on Missoulit. An Inspector Calls by J.B Priestley is a foundational text of the UK GCSE curriculum. Set in the autumn of 1912 but written and staged in 1945, this play explores capitalism, corruption and conscience at its darkest hour through the suicide of Eva Smith. The success…

I’m a teacher! … well, trainee.

You’re off to great places, today is the day! Your mountain is waiting … so get on your way! – Dr Seuss  Woo! The start of a new adventure, how exciting. If you haven’t seen my latest Instagram post this week, I shall give you a little life update. I am now officially a trainee…

Masks, QR codes, and ‘the new normal’ of eating out.

Are you a little apprehensive about going out for a bite to eat or grabbing a drink at the local pub? If you feel ready to head out, but you’re a little nervous about what to expect from the ‘new normal’, you’ve come to the right place. Today I’m going to talk you through my…

Black Lives Matter.

Over the past week, protests have been happening across the US in the states of Minneapolis, Atlanta, Washington and Phoenix amongst many others in response to the horrific and senseless killing of George Floyd. I’m nervous about writing this post to be honest. I’m anxious that It won’t do justice for the ongoing acts of…

A Jumble of Words, and the Beginning of the End, Perhaps.

I call it a food blog, and then there are times when I sit here and don’t really want to talk about anything related to food or hospitality. I mean don’t get me wrong, there is nothing better than a slice of homemade cake to raise your spirits. However, sometimes, I want to connect with…

Stockpiles and a City in Silence: Coronavirus.

A slightly sombre post to write, but nevertheless, one that needs to be written. Well, where do I begin? It just seems unimaginable and quite surreal. As a country, we are trapped in limbo. In a state of flux between the inevitable worsening progression of the worldwide coronavirus that is sweeping across the globe, and…