Prams and Trams and Oldham

On my way back to Sheffield, I stopped off in Oldham to visit an old Cambridge friend who I don’t get to see nearly as often as I’d like. It seems like a lifetime ago when we were strolling among the dreaming spires with our plans for the future. Yesterday, …

Students in Sheffield

Students in Sheffield are back

It’s that time of year when you can tell the academic life at Sheffield University and Sheffield Hallam are back in full swing as the city is now swarming with students. All of a sudden, the population of Sheffield seems to have grown by 50%, and young people are everywhere. …

The Question Mark

I know, I know. I’ve very bad at keeping this blog up-to-date. But I’m back, and with a grammar post, looking at …

Trade Finance

I’ve been very bad at keeping this blog up to date, so I’ve decided to get back into it, and try and …

Botox in Sheffield?

A story that I heard recently pricked my interest in the bizarre. One night in July in Sheffield, someone set up a …

A foundation degree?

I’ve been thinking of doing some more higher education recently, a possible pre-cursor for a career change. I’ve been looking around, and …

A Yorkshire Christmas Holiday

I’m really looking forward to the Christmas holidays this year. It’s been a long, busy year it’s the one time of year …

Cosmetic Surgery – why?

I thought I’d take to my blog again to get something off my chest. The reason? Well, a friend’s wife has just …

Use the Semicolon?

I’ve been really bad keeping my blog up-to-date, so I thought I’d get back onto it. I’ve been trying to get better …