Tag Archives: TEDx

My TEDx Talk: Embracing the Global Village (in a skirt)

Well I got through TEDx somehow. Despite all my fears and worries as I’ve been writing about over the last few weeks, I manage to survive the event and lived to tell the tale. In fact, the TEDx Whitehaven team … Continue reading

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Why Schools need a radical re-think and why the British Government fails to understand

In the news yesterday and today is the UK government’s announcement to bring back more Grammar schools – in essence schools which can select students based on academic ability. Embed from Getty Images On Wednesday I gave my TEDx talk … Continue reading

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My TEDx is ready. How many ways can it go wrong?

Over the weekend I finally got my talk for TEDx Whitehaven written and put together in final form and all the accompanying photos chosen. You’d think that would be the point where I was relieved. Far from it. Since completing … Continue reading

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Big picture meets the nitty-gritty: the struggle of writing a TEDx talk

It sounded like such a good idea at the time. Yeah of course I’d love give a talk at TEDx Whitehaven! And I did want to – I do want to. But, that old, old problem which faces most writers has arisen … Continue reading

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Big News! TEDx awaits

Uff so sorry guys that it has been an age since I last posted. I really need to pay more attention to this blog but life is a little full at the moment – and about to get a little … Continue reading

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