parchment

#18 – Parchment

Just before talking about the title of this week’s article, I wanted to introduce you to the last letter on my personal list… <Ŋ...
fountain pen

#17 – &?

The last six articles have taken a look at definite letters that became extinct, within the English alphabet at least, this time, we deviate...
volunteers at a food drive

Sheffield S6 Food Bank

The 12th of April came like a ray of warm sun parting through a dark cloud for many. The selective opening of pubs, hairdressers,...

An Afternoon in the Peak District

One of the main attractions of Sheffield is how close it is to the Peak District and with this being my last year in...
letter S

#16 – A Super Silly ‘s’!

We have been looking at writing systems and why some of them are a little confusing with regards to English and part of it...
sunset

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...
block letters

#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...
fireworks

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,...
person studying at a laptop work station

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...