The Alchemist

The Alchemist is a book that I read on one of those sleepless nights, just after my twins were born, 25 years ago. When Alex Ayling, one of our American language assistants, joined us about 10 years ago, he would keep advising the students to read the book, and he even made some groups read... Continue Reading →


I have always felt that one of the biggest problems our education system and our schools have is the way we all, as a society, understand what the process of learning something new is like. As the teacher I am,  I have sadly and long realised that for most of the members of the school... Continue Reading →


I wanted to read a novel in English so I decided to surf the net to look for the bestselling books in Britain. The Nightingale was one of them and as the story took place in World War II and a brave woman was the main character, I ended up reading this historical fiction novel.... Continue Reading →

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