From 2017 to beyond

‘Tis the season, or so the saying goes. And so, another year ends. I was reading how I summed up 2016 here, and I described it as ‘interesting’. 2017 has been, if anything, ‘more interesting’ and certainly more depressing. Brexit seems to be spiralling aimlessly out of control, with the Brexiteers seemingly hell-bent on leaving …

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Returning to Brexit Britain, class updates and summer planning

Returning to Brexit Britain, indeed Brexit Blackburn, I was interested to see what had changed, and what would be different. Having been back for over a month, the short answer is not much. Yes, Blackburn has a new bus station, and the road layout has been altered in parts of the town centre, but it's …

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