The Definition of Stupid

The definition of stupid is: “Tending to make poor decisions or careless mistakes.” Adult education and training in England "will not exist by 2020" if the government continues its "swathe of cuts", the Association of Colleges has warned this week. Government admits that funding has been reduced in favour of "prioritising apprenticeships" along with subjects including English and maths. If funding continues to be cut at the current rate, "there will no longer be an adult education Read more [...]

Street writing – coming out of the creative writing wilderness, part 2

"I received scripts of such a high standard. But then I've never worked with a 'literary' partner before and it certainly showed. After much rereading and deliberation I have whittled 40 scripts down to 12.  They all have huge potential. There's a real range of stories, characters, styles - and locations.” Sheila Hannon, producer / writer, Show of Strength Theatre Company. I literally screwed my eyes, blinking in disbelief, when I saw the list of 12 selected writers (out of 40) whose scripts Read more [...]