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November 11, 2019
In Cold Blood

In Cold Blood: the Book that Shocked America

On 14 November 1957, the Clutter Family was murdered in cold blood by intruders. The non fiction novel based on the murders, “In Cold Blood”, was written by the American author Truman Capote. The book detailed the horrific murder of the Clutter family. Completed in 1966, just after the execution of the perpetrators, “In Cold Blood” was an instant bestseller. Arguably, Capote also made the two murderers, Richard Hickok and Perry Smith posthumously famous. However, Capote was condemned for using the gruesome details of the murders to bring attention to his book. More recently, “In Cold Blood” has been criticised for […]
September 30, 2019
Jupiter and Saturn in the Classroom

Interview with Michael Bartlett: Jupiter and Saturn in the Classroom

Michael Bartlett talks to Alex about her motivation for writing her book “Growing Pains”. She talks about her experiences as a school teacher teaching in an astrology “no fly” zone. Alex’s work on Jupiter and Saturn in the classroom has the potential to help teachers reduce workload by helping them to work more efficiently. Alex explains how her students’ Jupiter and Saturn informs her style of teaching . This knowledges also enables her to motivate students who have to conform to the confines of the classroom. Michael and Alex demonstrate how the boundaries of Saturn keep children safe by allowing […]