I must’ve been about eight when I planned my first ‘lesson’.
Lesson objectives were laboriously detailed in a little notebook. I would tinker around on whiteboards with mind-maps. The register was meticulously checked, even when the only ‘students’ in attendance were my stuffed animals (and thus the actual process of calling the register was rendered somewhat redundant). I was young, bright, and in love with learning – and more importantly, in love with teaching. Continue reading
by Alex Scott
There’s something about walking just before sunset,
those moments before the sky has made room for the moon,
when the sinking sun’s edges sharpen around it’s skin
until it looks domed enough to reach out and cup. Continue reading
Aishah Habiba counts off the things she knows, doesn’t know, and wishes she knew in this poem about being twenty one in the modern age. From the Shoot from the Lip Grand Final, Zephyr Lounge, 26.06.18.
Watch all 14 videos from the Shoot from the Lip Finals, from performers Aishah Habiba, Tina Sederholm, Kristal Phillips, Ben Davis and musical interlude by Sophie Elizabeth. Filmed 26.06.18, in the Zephyr Lounge, Leamington Spa.
Sophie Elizabeth performs The Disco Kid, an original piece dedicated to Pop! and university house parties. From the Shoot from the Lip Grand Final, Zephyr Lounge, 26.06.18. You can find Sophie’s SoundCloud here and her Facebook page here.
Ben Davis performs a poem about mixtapes, onions, and how Carol Ann Duffy won’t always win you the girl. From the Shoot from the Lip Grand Final, Zephyr Lounge, 26.06.18.