Facebook and Literacy

According to recent research conducted by Booked, a magazine for UK schools, 70% of headteachers believe that Facebook and Twitter has adversely affected the literacy of young people.  To be fair to them, the examples that are used to back up this claim are not without merit: “I wont to work wiv you’re  company.” AnotherContinue reading “Facebook and Literacy”

Who are you talking to?

I recently set up online banking with my bank. I achieved it but only after nearly having a nervous breakdown. It went like this: First phoned and was sent an allocation code in the post which arrived a week later. Phoned again, passed to someone to quote my allocation code. All fine so far. ThenContinue reading “Who are you talking to?”