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Restoring the Joy of Handwriting

Handwriting is in decline. Ask any teacher who has been in the classroom a dozen years or more and they’ll tell you how many more students encounter difficulties with handwriting. Sometimes, it staggers me how pupils arrive in Year 7, untaught in the art of handwriting. And most English teachers will report that the quality…

Final Edition

Picture of newspapers

It’s hard not to feel nostalgic. Today, I handed in my final subscription voucher for my copy of The Guardian. I’ve vowed to walk past the station newspaper stand each morning and resist temptation. From tomorrow onwards, I suspect my only regular newspaper reading will be on holiday in far flung, remote places – the…