‘Mansions in the head’: images, words, and the memories they conjure.

  'Seeing comes before words... ...It is seeing which establishes our place in the surrounding land; we explain that world with words, but words can never undo the fact that we are surrounded by it.' 'Images were first made to conjure up the appearance of something that was absent'. Ways of Seeing John Berger 'Memory … Continue reading ‘Mansions in the head’: images, words, and the memories they conjure.

I know where I am going: writing fantastical, personal recounts.

This blog, much like my last post on picturebook biographies, is another complement to a blog I wrote for my employers @HertsEnglish.   In that blog I explore statutory writing assessment but will also refer to some ideas for writing in the primary classroom.  The blogs on this site serve to go into greater detail around … Continue reading I know where I am going: writing fantastical, personal recounts.