Nelson Mandela once asserted that ‘Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world." At the very least, it is a power-tool for levelling up. My grandmother left school at 13 but was a strong advocate of life-long learning and, thanks to the ‘Workers Educational Association’ she was living proof of its value.
Surely this is the richest fortune of all - not only to live a good life, but to recognise it as such.
On Wednesday, with the help of a little technology, my friend Richard and I made a virtual pilgrimage from Croyde Bay in Devon, around (the contrarily named) Baggy Point and with the air clear and bright over the sea, we were able to see out to Lundy Island, that finger of granite in the Atlantic that points up … Continue reading Virtually There