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Festival of Creative Learning 2018: The applications came rolling in

Thursday, 2 November, 2017 - 09:41

Happy November and we hope you are all adjusting to the changes of the season. With this blog post, we will provide a tantalising update on preparations for the Festival of Creative Learning 2018. The deadline for applications was Monday 23rd October at 5pm. When I left work the Friday before we had six applications … Continue reading Festival of Creative Learning 2018: The applications came rolling in


Thursday, 14 September, 2017 - 16:11

On behalf of the Festival of Creative Learning I would like to extend a colossal welcome to all new and returning staff and students at the University of Edinburgh. For those of you new to the city or University we hope you enjoy the opportunity to explore new lands and to anyone that is lucky … Continue reading MASSIVE ANNOUNCEMENT – #FCL18

Sound and Silence

Tuesday, 8 August, 2017 - 15:42

In a world where there seems to be an endless amount of chatter, sometimes what we most need is a little peace and quiet (especially in the midst of the Edinburgh Festival season). I’m a big believer in making space for meditation, silence and walking around in nature to listen to the wind in the … Continue reading Sound and Silence

Living the Learning

Friday, 28 July, 2017 - 15:11

It was a bit of a shock coming back to work on Monday after a week spent in the sunshine on a mountaintop outside of Budapest (aka beautiful Visegrad). I was there for the annual FISZ Tábor or summer camp of the FISZ Hungarian Association of Young Writers. Paired with two brilliant Hungarian poets, Ferenc L. … Continue reading Living the Learning