Tag Archives: Michael Gove

Life Without George and Biker Gove – television re-imaginings we can only dream of

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Following the exciting and earth-shattering news that Birds of a Feather is to return after 15 years for another series, I can reveal exclusively that a number of other old favourites are to be revived and re-imagined. However, we should … Continue reading

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The other education reforms under consideration by Michael Gove

There is much excitement at the current exam reform proposal from Education Secretary Michael Gove. The last wheeze appears to be to take a leaf out of the Thomas Gradgrind book of education, make learning less interesting and more about … Continue reading

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Five uses for a failed candidate from The Apprentice

The current series of The Apprentice has crept up on us rather like the sunshine. There have been a few damp squibs in the early weeks, as the paucity of the current crop of candidates make us yearn for the … Continue reading

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Toddlers are better than…footballers, politicians, taxi drivers, your boss – and you

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Young children are much nicer than older people. Obviously, I speak as a parent, so I’m a little biased. But, whether it’s because they cannot give a false smile, or they simply haven’t picked up the bad habits that a … Continue reading

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The trouble with Michael Gove

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Michael Gove has unveiled his grand plan to ditch GCSEs. It shouldn’t come as too great a surprise. He wants students to have a nice big exam to sit at the end of their studies. The biggest surprise is that … Continue reading

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Seagulls at One O’Clock – under attack!

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Seagulls are angry looking creatures whose scavenging skills make you wonder why there weren’t more seen looting shops during the UK riots of last year. As a youngster, the sight, or even the sound of a seagull meant excitement. It … Continue reading

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