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 […]
Hazel’s Bio Reading is a very important part of my life, whether a book (my preference) or on kindle (so useful on holiday). Technology has changed my reading habits in some ways – reference books that were, at one time, widely used in finding the last elusive answers to a crossword, are now languishing in […]
Gail’s Bio I read lots of contemporary fiction and have an interest in child narrators. Other sources of reading include subtitles on foreign language films, Facebook and Twitter plus drafts of my own writing.
Barbara’s Bio Escaped teacher and founder of Oil Your English language services and reading groups. I want people to read so they think and examine life through a magnifying glass.
Alan’s Bio Born in the Midlands in the middle of the Second World War, I became an avid reader at an early age. On leaving Grammar School, I began a career in Local Government, initially in Administration (awarded Diploma In Municipal Administration) later moving to Personnel Management (became a Fellow of the Institute of Personnel Management). […]
Geoff and Patricia’s Bio Over 40 years ago Geoff was introduced to Patricia who was an avid reader whilst he was not. On their first holiday together she bought him a copy of The Godfather, and he became hooked. They both spend many hours reading, especially when on holiday though for convenience they both have […]
Gregory’s Bio Born in Chase Farm Hospital in London where my mother was a Staff Nurse. Because of my father’s health, his doctor advised moving to the coast. Hence to Poole we came in late 50’s. My father died about 1980, my mother in 1998. I suffer from depression, insomnia, self harm, suicidal, PTSD, Asperger’s, […]