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“He Who Can, Does; He Who Cannot, Teaches.”

I don’t care if George Bernard Shaw gave us the greatest modern incarnation of the makeover myth – when it comes to teaching, he’s a pompous twat.  On behalf of teachers around the world, I thumb my nose at you. … Continue reading

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Jane Eyre: We’ve Got Ourselves One Heckuva Mr. Rochester

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e8PLpXvhtlc[/youtube] Last night I went to a screening of the new Jane Eyre, due to open in many cities next Friday.  As the Washington Post film critic told us at the movie’s conclusion, this is something like the 18th adaptation … Continue reading

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