The 11 hour train to Melbourne

Had I ventured outside of my hostel and wandered into one of the many shops offering coach trips, I could have bought a coach ticket to Melbourne.  Instead I went on the internet and found that there was a train to Melbourne, the ticket cost $45 and the journey would take 11 hours. Call me … Continue reading The 11 hour train to Melbourne

A Modern Day Tragedy: AQA plans to scrap A Level Classical Civilisation.

The news that AQA are planning to scrap A Level Classical Civilisation is devastating, following on from pulling History of Art and Archaeology A Levels allegedly due to the courses being 'too specialised'. Humanities subjects are facing yet another blow as a result of the narrowing of the English Education system. I was surprised to … Continue reading A Modern Day Tragedy: AQA plans to scrap A Level Classical Civilisation.