For ten weeks from April-June 2013 I lived at Ruskin College, Oxford enrolled on the Ruskin Ransacker course. This unique and wonderful course is open for older learners¬†with few or no formal qualifications. Described as an “educational adventure”, it certainly was and achieved the aim of helping us undertake and write-up our research, working for […]

A very quick and tasty soup to make for lunch. You can also use up bacon if you have a couple of rashers in the fridge, rather than the ham which makes it a cheaper option for students. Serves 2 as main course or 4 as a starter ¬†INGREDIENTS 1 Tablespoon mild olive oil (or […]