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Spring Is In the Air!

Sheffield is green. That is one of the first things you are baffled with when you first visit the city. Where I live currently...
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#15 – 1½ Letters (Ligatures)

Last time (or the last few times) we looked at letters that have dropped from the alphabet, and this time, we will be doing...
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Happy Vaisakhi! [Sikh New Year]

Today is New Year, or Vaisakhi, for Sikhs across the globe, so I wanted to take the time to express my felicitations to everyone,...
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Day in the Life

Being a student in the school of English can mean a wealth of activities for your day. It looks different for everyone who takes...
Peak District

The best walks to explore Sheffield

This year has given those of us who haven’t explored the extensive walking trails around Sheffield to really get our teeth stuck into the...
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#14: Stealing Runes…

So far, the letters lost to us are <Þ þ Ð ð Ȝ ȝ Ᵹ ᵹ> which are named in pairs as thorn, eth,...
Victoria sponge

A typical day in the life of an SOE student

Morning: I start the day with a coffee and breakfast which for me is usually granola. I like to eat this in bed but...
Xiaojie Tan, Daoyou Feng, Soon Chung Park, Sun Cha Kim, Yong Ae Yue, Hyun Jung Grant (Kim), Delaina Ashley Yaun González and Sarah Everard.

Remember their names

Xiaojie Tan, Daoyou Feng, Soon Chung Park, Sun Cha Kim, Yong Ae Yue, Hyun Jung Grant (Kim), Delaina Ashley Yaun González and Sarah Everard....
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#13: Yogh and Family.

So far, the letters, or graphemes, of yesteryear that we have encountered are thorn/þorn <Þ þ>; eth/eð <Ð ð>; and yogh/ȝogh <Ȝ ȝ>.  All...
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Learning from friends

I’ve gotten so much better at cooking from living with my friends, sharing cookbooks, meals, ideas and knowledge. Uni is a great opportunity to...