Richard Hall lives in Lincoln. He spent 37 years as a primary school teacher and headteacher. Now retired, he keeps an eye on what's happening in education and being done to schools by politicians, trying (and mostly failing) to produce the perfect sourdough loaf, resenting the loss of his freedom of movement and completing his film education.
"If I don't answer, I'm in a cinema."
Richard Hall reacts to the news that Margaret Thatcher's newly unveiled statue has attracted not a few yolks as people...Read more
The new Education White Paper is a flawed response to the challenges posed by austerity and Covid.Read more
In his response to the plight of Ukrainian refugees, Sir Edward Leigh (Conservative MP for Gainsborough in Lincolnshire) reveals his...Read more
A practically wordless documentary about a dairy cow poses some very difficult questions for those who farm the land and...Read more
Amendments to the Police, Crime and Sentencing Bill make the bill a dangerous assault on our right to protest and...Read more
Richard Hall asks how much progress we've made as we mark Black History MonthRead more
Cleethorpes, a town waiting for levelling up. Richard Hall investigatesRead more
The start of the new school year threatens a rapid rise in Covid infections, risking children’s health and safety. But...Read more
Sir John Hayes MP admits that post-Brexit Global Britain will damage the livelihoods of local farmers and says everyone should...Read more
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