Boustrophedon and Other Beasts

Boustrophedon and Other Beasts

Is there a word for the idea that there is a word for everything? If there is, it would surely be in Roget’s Thesaurus. That begs the question as to why there is only one word for thesaurus? There is a word for every single part of the human body,...

Read more
“Just enough” is not enough: why we’re failing SEN students in the UK

“Just enough” is not enough: why we’re failing SEN students in the UK

Children are among the most vulnerable in society, and when a child has special educational needs (SEN), it’s all the more important that their needs are properly met in school and beyond. Yet, as BBK has revealed, the government is continuing to fail SEN students across England. Through collating publicly available government...

Read more
£500m cut to TfL capital investment

£500m cut to TfL capital investment

By LDRS Reporter  Jessie Mathewson Transport for London (TfL) must “completely overhaul” its business plan because of the coronavirus pandemic, its finance chief has said. The network stands to lose up to £4 billion of income this financial year – and chief finance officer Simon Kilonback today warned of long-term...

Read more
House contents of a stalwart Portobello Road to go under the hammer in new social-distancing auction format

House contents of a stalwart Portobello Road to go under the hammer in new social-distancing auction format

The house contents of Joan Dunk – a stalwart of Portobello Road Antique Market – will go under the hammer at Special Auction Services in Newbury on 9th and 10th June 2020 and is expected to fetch £90,000. The auction will take place live with bidding online only via https://auctions.specialauctionservices.com or at www.the-saleroom.com SAS are also offering...

Read more