Friday, 18 August Scene analysis: General Aung San is assassinated What is happening in this scene? Rangoon 1947, assassination of general Aung San and 6 other cabinet members in the parliament building discussing Burmas future democracy What do you see? (visual techniques) Close up of him walking down a well lit hallway – unlike ni […]

A Life Less Ordinary   When I was younger I was part of the 0.8% of people suffering from selective mutism, a disorder meaning I wasn’t just shy, I actually couldn’t speak to most people, even though around others like my family I was completely fine and capable of talking. Selective mutism is usually either […]

“The characters we respond to most sympathetically are those who experience both suffering and triumph.”   The book ‘Nothing to Envy” by Barbara Demick is creative nonfiction and set in North Korea during the 1990’s famine, or as they called it the ‘arduous march’. The book is named after a popular North Korean song which […]

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