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Staying Focussed

My blogging has definitely been put on the back-burner as of late. Third year at uni is now rapidly taking over my life and,with two dissertations to write as well as my usual modules, it can get pretty stressful. However, … Continue reading

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Let them shut the door and teach!

Since September I have been helping out as a teaching assistant for a local high school and sixth form. When I first began at the school I worked closely with the SEN team and enjoyed working with the students that … Continue reading

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When Fashion Meets Historical Controversy

Here is an article that I have written and that has been published by Keele University’s Concourse Magazine about a “fashionable” jumper that appears to reference the events at Kent State University in the most insensitive manner. I’ve always thought … Continue reading

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Day One of my High School Work Placement

I haven’t blogged in a while, instead I have just been reproducing previous work – I hope that does not look too lazy! From today I have began my work placement within a high school and sixth form. I have … Continue reading

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Memoirs of James Millikin

Published on 27/11/2013  on http://www.primitivemethodists.org.uk from my time at Englesea Brook Primitive Methodist Chapel and Museum Local Preacher, Belfast Circuit (1811 – 1850) James Millikin, of the Belfast Mission, born March 20th 1811, to parents who were strict members of the … Continue reading

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Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery – Interactive and Impressive

Over the past two days I have been staying in Shrewsbury to visit the area and have a small break before starting back at Uni. Shrewsbury is a quaint and ‘old-worldy’ town that offers a great break from a busy … Continue reading

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The Beneficial Effects of Sabbath-Schools (from Munro’s Prize Essay, 1850)

Published on 27/11/2013 on www.primitivemethodists.org.uk My First Published Piece of Work at Englesea Brook Museum- The Sabbath-schools organised by the Primitive Methodists were very important in maintaining the innocence of youth and preventing their corruption from influences of modernity. Sunday-schools provided … Continue reading

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