Prison Talk

Prison Talk

You are what and how you speak. Words matter. When people are sentenced to prison, the initial jolt is not just deprivation of liberty. It is the shock of having to learn a whole new set of words and meanings that each in their own way are fit for purpose in the...
Turning the Page

Turning the Page

I don’t read as much as I used to. Like so many people I know, my patterns of reading experienced a drop off; perhaps due to technology, laziness, or general distraction. I have joined a book club, one in which everyone reads the same book every month to then discuss...
In Here It’s The Truth

In Here It’s The Truth

Greetings everyone. First and foremost I would like to thank Rosie Martin for asking me to give my thoughts and ideas regarding the issues in Tasmania surrounding written language skills. I had the pleasure of meeting Rosie. But before that meeting took place, I...