Educational Resources

A clean living writer and life-coach with a keen streak of longing for social justice and the requisite political engagement. Deep within the system yet refusing to be eaten by the system. Just biding their time. Watching. Learning. Recording. Not smoking weed. Not drinking alcohol. Not sleeping until midday. Not letting personal health and positive outlook slide. Read more →


Universal Credit A free social media book about the new British social underclass Gary Knapton Manchester Author

It strikes me that media effortlessly promote their version of the type of people we are and what universal credit does for us. But no one knows how it feels and tastes and smells, and what the sense of hope and shame and despair, and how it really is to be on this benefit. But people like me do.’ Gary Knapton Read more →


Used first as an ornamental plant. It took until the twentieth century before being widely used as a food source. Tomatoes are rich in vitamin C and are an essential ingredient for many recipes. There are French claims that tomatoes, pomme d’amour (love apple), is an aphrodisiac. Read more →


Here is his personal tribute and experience of war. A plea for peace and understanding amongst nations and people is made. 2018 is the one hundredth anniversary of the worlds most deadly war. November 11 is the annual tradition with two minutes silence at eleven o’clock for remembering the ending of World War 1 in 1918. King George V oversaw the first ceronemy in 1919. The Royal Family, the British Armed Forces, and Government continue the tradition by parading at The Cenotaph in Whitehall every year. In the UK, Remembrance Sunday is on the second Sunday in November. Red poppies are sold to raise money for H M Armed Forces veterans needing help. Read more →


Here is a mother’s story about trying to obtain expert help and support for her infant son. Due to austerity and cutbacks, people with disabilities have not been able to receive essential medical care or support. An accident during the birthing process may lead to a disability. Read more →


The boat’s dinghy enhanced the trip by allowing the crew to have great fun to access and reach the most incredible places. Without the highly functional davits, it would be hard work launching and retrieving the tender. Simply, un-tie two lines to easily lower or raise. The process is stunningly quick compared to the labour-intensive alternatives. How do you waste your time and efforts by faffing around? Read more →


Can you make positive things happen? Or, are you restricted by circumstances? How can you improve the quality of life and the environment? Action and commitment from local people who care about their environment and others improves the quality of life. What positive actions and commitments can individuals take to help them self and others? Is it possible to overcome the restrictions of families, local communities, or the culture of the wider society? Read more →


Become a better speaker, a better presenter, and a better leader. Our newly formed club is reaching out to new members who wish to improve their communication skills.Are you seeking: A mutually supportive learning environment, Having fun, Individual coaching, Self-help, Developing a speaking style, To gain confidence and skills Read more →


In summary, I have used the metaphor of a compass, a compass bearing, and navigation regarding your direction of travel. The true story of Dawn Glory going aground on a moonless night in a remote loch could have been catastrophic. What do you use to guide, lead, and inform your life? What is your compass bearing? Read more →


Hydrologic Water Cycle Geography Videos

Oceans, lakes, and rivers cover over 70% of the earth’s surface. Evaporation moves water from the surface into the air as vapour. Clouds may form. Rain and snow carry water back to the surface. The process is called the hydrological or water cycle. Use your words to define and describe this. How and where people live is determined by their water supply. Assess a globe and a world map to consider the implications. Explain how lack of water for home, industry, and farming is an important issue. Evaluate sustainability and the management of water supplies to communities may create tensions. Read more →