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Thoughtful Tuesdays: Looking Between The Lines

By Eithne Cullen Refocusing On How We See Things During Black History Month This week’s theme has a very close link to October, celebrating Black History Month. Conceived to challenge racism and educate everybody about British history not taught in school, it has been celebrated nationwide for more than 30 years – ...

Monday Moments: Looking Between The Lines

Introduced by Holly King This week, we’re ‘Looking Between The Lines’ and refocusing on how we view history. One thing I learnt in my History GCSE class was that every historical source is biased; it is always told from a certain point of view, always emphasising some statistics or elements of ...

Thursday Youth Connectors: Recipes For Success

by Sameer Iqbal Hi, it's Sameer here, your host. For this week’s ‘Thursday Connectors’ we have an exciting line-up of fantastic connectors exploring how we measure different successes at different stages of our lives. We have an insightful connection with business and financial advisor, Palak Tewary, who outlines 12 steps to building ...

Thoughtful Tuesdays: Recipes For Success

By Eithne Cullen Our theme this week is 'Recipes For Success.' Here at Pen to Print, when we began thinking about recipes for success, we had writing very much on our minds. My page today features pieces from Juneha Chowdhury, one of the Book Challenge winners and Ian Ayris who has been ...

Monday Moments: Recipes For Success

Introduced by Holly King I love cooking; seeing the ways all the ingredients work together to create a dish that I know all the components of. I like adding in the spices, different vegetables, and seeing an explosion of colour bubble over. I also like a good plan, a recipe to ensure ...

Thoughtful Tuesdays: Fall Into Fall

By Eithne Cullen Our pages this week have a focus on the changing season, as we move from summer, into what the Americans call 'Fall,' or autumn to us. Emmanuel Oreyeni, out talented artist at Pen to Print, has created this image of Fall; I love how he has captured the colours ...

Monday Moments: Falling Into Fall

Introduced by Holly King This week, we’re 'Falling Into Fall'; the temperature has dropped dramatically, leaves are falling from the trees, sunshine has been replaced with rain giving way to heavy-clouded skies and, to round it all off, I fell over! I find our use of the word 'fall' interesting. We ‘fall’ ...

Thoughtful Tuesdays: If Music Be The Food Of Love

By Eithne Cullen Our theme If music be the food of love... draws on a very well-known quotation from a Shakespeare play. It's the famous opening line from Shakespeare's comedy Twelfth Night and, like many Shakespeare quotations which have come into our everyday language, not everyone knows the meaning of the ...

Monday Moments: If Music Be The Food Of Love

Introduced by Holly King Music is a feast I enjoy every bite of. It elicits innate emotions, wordless reactions that spark the moment I hear the first few bars, swell as the introduction gives way and is heightened with poignant lyrics. Music can be found in the everyday, from onomatopoeia and alliteration ...