• The Horrifying Real at the Mountains of...

    23rd December 2021

      This post is available to read offline as a PDF here, and as an audiofile below. ****   Last time, I proposed that sending students into the mountains as a metaphor for their...
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  • Rethinking the Hard Path of Education...

    Image of a winding path leading up to the Cairngorms

    5th July 2021

      This post is available as a PDF here, and an audio recording below:     Nan Shepherd, best known for her novel The Living Mountain, was a Scottish novelist and poet who wrote...
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  • Identity and its discontents

    30th May 2021

      This post is available as a PDF here, and as an audio recording below:     ***   You wouldn’t expect a blog on the PESGB website to contain a poem but why not, if...
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