Izzy’s Bio A student, currently taking a gap year in Brighton for work experience. I’ve always loved reading and as I get older my collection of important books keeps growing. Sometimes I get distracted from reading but I always find myself going back to it since the experience is unmatchable. My ambition in life is […]
Brighton Workshop: Sharing Reading
We chose the theme 'Sharing Reading' for our second workshop as wanted to look at the ways people talk about collaboration, sharing books and stories. The stories below reflect the theme in different ways, whether it's in reading with children or in the ways digital devices may sometimes interrupt reading!
Diane’s Bio Retired, I volunteer for the library housebound delivery service, and in several ALN classes in Brighton. Alongside football and drinking tea, books are what makes life worth living
Wilkie’s Bio A student, soon to be living in Warwick studying Classics. I’ve always been interested in ancient stories and myths, as I grew up listening to them on CDs given to me by my parents and grandparents. My favourite piece of ancient literature is probably the Iliad or the Odyssey, I can never choose […]
Barbara’s Bio Born in London, now living in Dover, I worked as a nurse for many years in Croydon, then Australia and Canada. I’ve always loved reading, since I can remember. I’ve dragged myself into the twenty first century and am a proud owner of a Kindle — and an ipad. But I still cherish […]
Jenni’s Bio A textile artist living in Brighton, I am fascinated with how everyday objects such as clothes or books can reveal their hidden stories through their worn and aged surfaces jennicresswell.co.uk. These objects also allow me to tell my stories through them. I always have a large stack of library books by my bed […]
Ava’s Bio Born in London, I am now a student in Brighton doing English Language, Photography and Film Studies A Levels. I take part in creative writing, drama, photography and singing. I love reading, writing and storytelling.
Dulani’s Bio I’m returning to teaching after stints in law, human rights activism and puppetry. I was born in Sri Lanka, raised in New Mexico and moved to Brighton nearly 16 years ago. I love reading: fiction in book form and news and commentary online. Technology keeps my family and I in touch. As a […]
Jenny’s Bio Jenny Moon worked in the Media School at Bournemouth University for most of the last ten years. She also facilitates freelance workshops for teachers and other professionals. The human ability to read has been central to many of her activities. She recently wrote a book on story and its uses in higher education […]