The Envelope: A Summer in Nottingham

The Envelope: A Summer in Nottingham

Nostalgia, professional development and the need to repair a large overdraft caused me to spend five delightful weeks in Nottingham last summer. I didn’t know about the UNESCO designation but words seemed to be everywhere and their presence began to infect me by...
Libraries Week Special: University Libraries

Libraries Week Special: University Libraries

Nottingham Libraries – The Early Years to the Universities. Rumour has it that Britain’s first Sunday school opened in Nottingham in 1751 so it’s not too much of a surprise to discover that our first library could have been the Adult Sunday-school Library which...
We visit First Story

We visit First Story

This is the only place where I have seen my dreams become a reality The first student on stage is evidentially nervous. Beforehand, she is huddled with fellow teenagers who are telling her she will be ok. Eventually, she makes her way to the stage, flanked by her...