Best Reading 2020

Five fiction, five non fiction and some honourable mentions from a year of reading

Ghosts in the Learning Machine

Some things persist , ghosts in the machine. A lot of psychology, popular and obscure, explores and names the old scripts and thought patterns that act as operating system for many people, perpetuating good and bad habits. As we emerge from the experience of remote teaching and learning, the opportunity to look back and reflectContinue reading “Ghosts in the Learning Machine”

Lockdown Takeout: The Magic of the Reading Habit

Every obstacle provides an opportunity for growth. This idea is not new and it is not mine. You see it threaded through tomes in airport bookshops, where charlatans and sheisters claim they discovered this essential truth, ignoring that fact that learned older and wiser minds sorted that out a long time ago. What an opportunityContinue reading “Lockdown Takeout: The Magic of the Reading Habit”