fTrE: cHaPtEr 5

Bright Star is locked in her manager’s office, Cynthia is locked in a friend’s basement and Ayley is locked in her bedroom. Sound of Pen's 'fTrE' novel explores what happens next. MUSIC FOCUS: Taylor Swift/Sigrid/Tate McRae-inspired pop music.ACT... Read More...
A Level Taylor Swift and Unseen Poetry Part 1

tAyLoR sWiFt & LoVe PoEtRy PaRt 2

This is the second part in a series we created so that you can indulge your love for the inimitable Taylor Swift AND develop your confidence with unseen poetry tasks. Before working through these activities, you'll probably want to look at part 1 x ... Read More...


English Teacher & Music Journalist

Favourite artists: Against The Current, Holding Absence, Trophy Eyes, Taylor Swift, Kim Petras
Favourite album: Blind Melon: Blind Melon
Favourite song: The Used: Taste of Ink
Best gig: 30 Seconds To Mars @ Main Square Festival, July 2013
Lyric worth remembering: Live right now, just be yourself; it doesn't matter if it's good enough for someone else
Most likely to feel: Inspired and determined
Favourite month and why: June – the start of festival season