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Friday, 2 April 2021

Turn Around Reading Club Title No. 5

 Dear Readers 

I hope you are enjoying the reading selections so far. If you have any recommendations for the Reading Club please let me know. 

I would be remiss not to include prolific short story writer, Anton Chekhov, in the selection. This week's title is The Witch by Anton Chekhov

The Turn Around Reading Club Title No. 5
In this quirky tale of events, one stormy night, in the middle of nowhere, Savely Gykin just wants to go to bed at the same time as his chickens, and not have to worry about his wife, Raissa, being a witch.



Thursday, 25 March 2021

Turn Around Reading Club - Title No. 4

 This is a Tlingit, Northwest Coastal Indian, witchcraft origin story or the plot for a perfect murder. Spoiler alert you have to learn to fly first.

Origin of Witchcraft - Tlingit, Northwest Coast




Thursday, 18 March 2021

Turn Around Reading Club - Title No. 3

 Dear Readers

I don’t think Captain Kirk or Picard had to face this storyline, but Star Trek fans out there may prove me wrong. Not for the faint-hearted and in honour of the Nasa Mars Rover crew naming the historic landing site after the Sci-Fi author, Octavia E Butler.
 
The Turn Around Reading Club - Title No. 3 



Thursday, 11 March 2021

Turn Around Reading Club - Title No. 2

Dear Readers

I hope you have had a chance to read last week's title by Charles Dickens 

This week's title is from a collection of short stories - Sleep No More  by P.D.James
You can read online here 

         A Very Desirable Residence by P.D.James
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A posh des res, the kind one would snap up, for some 

a dream home even, but for others maybe an unimaginable 

nightmare. P.D.James does her unsettling best as she 

looks behind the façade of a very desirable residence.


Possible points for discussion 

Compare the narrators of the first two pieces. 

How do they affect your perception of the story? 

Did your perception change as you were reading?


I hope you enjoy!

Thursday, 4 March 2021

World Book Day 2021 - The Turn Around Reading Club.

Struggling to read a whole book? Join the Turn Around Reading Club. Each week we will recommend a short story, novella, essay or long form article, something that can be read in a week or two.

Check this blog each week or email info@turnaroundcharity.org.uk or join us on Twitter & Facebook starting on 04.03.2021 #WorldBookDay #WorldBookDay2021 to join in.

First up Charles Dickens with 'Hunted Down'


Has a hairstyle ever unsettled you? Are the most revealing observations about a person made before you hear them speak? This short story looks behind the façade of an “exceedingly well dressed” gentleman. #WorldBookDay




Thursday, 12 November 2020

Need help with basic maths?

 Do you want to improve your basic maths? 

Or make sure there are no gaps in your knowledge?

Turn Around have developed a basic maths workbook for all students who want to progress in basic maths. The workbook is designed to help you progress at your own pace, has straightforward explanations of math methods, with examples and practice questions. Further support from tutors is available via online conferencing, email and phone, until we can meet again in person. You can download or print a copy here

If you prefer a printed copy of the workbook email Lynn at info@turnaroundcharity.org.uk and a workbook will be posted to you. 

Monday, 19 October 2020

Early Half-term Break

 Turn Around is closed for an early half-term break from Monday 19th October

We will hopefully be back open at normal times from Monday 2nd November, if the London wide region is back to Tier 1/medium alert risk for Covid 19