I taught history in an ANC school in South Africa during the apartheid era. I was embarrassingly aware that the text books we had to use in order for the students to get their Matriculation (A levels in the UK) were written for white schools by white writers and were not the real history, but fake stuff – educational propaganda. Continue reading
I don’t live in London because I’m old and my working days are over. I am not earning a living anymore. But even if I had to, I would not live in London. It’s a crazy place – terrifying actually and only to be endured for short visits, if ever. Continue reading
In the Furlong house, we watch a lot of TV. I think we are living our life by watching others doing stuff “out there” in the world. Mr Furlong and I are not totally compatible. Continue reading
If you are old like Mr Furlong and me, you will have noticed how the group “children” have got older. The Anti Smoking Lobby have changed one idea of “children” i.e kids under twelve to “children and young people” with a cut off of 25 years old. Continue reading
A few days ago, I posted
No one responded.
But, being determined, I asked the Natural History Museum discussion group on plants. Continue reading
I have a blog on Blogger about a precise subject. The way Blogger presents its stats is brilliant compared to WordPress. Continue reading