The Change Blog

Try before you buy: a Well/Written course Freebie!

In my previous post, I outlined why I had created an online writing course called 'Well/Written'. Now I want to show you the kinds of things you can expect on the course. Attached to this post is FREE PDF of a sample workbook. It gives you a flavour of my approach and the kinds of…

Why did I decide to create the e-course ‘Well/Written’? And, is it for you? (Yes!)

I want to introduce you to my new e-course 'Well/Written'. My course develops the best elements of my own learning and reconnection with my writing. I wanted to create a different kind of writing course. 'Well/Written' borrows from both creative and academic writing approaches. It encourages you to play with styles, conventions, structures, motivations, vocabularies,…

Taking a side. Enough of the media still excusing violence against women

On 13th April, I blogged here about the response of the BBC - calling for a debate on a judge's erroneous call on a man's 'human right' to sex in marriage. I wrote about the need to 'take sides when it comes to women's rights' because I was not only appalled by the judge's comments,…

Fear of falling. Why it is so hard to career pivot when you are working class

Social mobility and the mythology of meritocracy have been in the news again. I particularly enjoyed reading Vicky Spratt's take on this. As she put's it "Social mobility cannot work because it implies that we can overcome class by glossing over the fact that what we’re really talking about is wealth inequality. We can’t. Things…