Books I Think Students Should Read (Discussion Post)

This is not a plan, just a list of books that I think students should have read before they leave education. Let me know some books you would suggest that students should have read before leaving school.

Compulsory Reading

To Kill a Mockingbird | Harper Lee – deals with issues of racial inequality.

1984 | George Orwell – a timeless classic which seems that it will always be relevant.

Lord of the Flies | William Golding – a story of morals.

Frankenstein | Mary Shelley – what does it mean to be human?

Pygmalion | Thomas Bernard Shaw – a feminist critique of the Ovidian myth that a woman can be a man’s creation.

The Perks of Being a Wallflower | Stephen Chbosky – a coming-of-age story about a boy who has troubles at home.

The Kite Runner | Khaled Hosseini – a contemporary classic set with the backdrop of recent Afghanistan history. Continue reading

Film Review | Logan

4 / 5
IMDb Rating: 8.7
Starring: Hugh Jackman, Dafne Keen, Patrick Stewart, Boyd Holbrook, Stephen Merchant, Richard E. Grant, Elizabeth Rodriguez
Director: James Mangold
Plot Summary: In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X in a hide out on the Mexican border. But Logan’s attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are up-ended when a young mutant arrives, being pursued by dark forces. (IMDb)

Billed as Hugh Jackman’s farewell to the iconic X-Men character Wolverine that he has become synonymous with over the past two decades, Logan is a gritty, bloody and fiery farewell that closes the door on Jackman’s incredible portrayal of Wolverine.  Continue reading

Last Day of the BOOK GIVEAWAY!


It finishes at 12:00AM GMT, so get those entries in quick!

3 x entries by following me on Instagram

3 x entries by reblogging this post

2 x entries simply by following me on WordPress

2 x entries by following @thehumposhow on Twitter

2 x entries by tweeting about the book giveaway.

The Humpo Show | Richard

The Comedy About a Bank Robbery

The Comedy About a Bank Robbery
Criterion Theatre, London
Mischief Theatre Company

5 / 5

Utterly hilarious!

The Comedy About a Bank Robbery

Starring: Gareth Tempest, Miles Yekinni, Jeremy Lloyd, Tania Mathurin, Sean Kearns, Mark Hammersley, Steffan Lloyd-Evans, Hannah Boyce and Christopher Pizzey.
Direction: Mark Bell and Nancy Zamit.
Writing: Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields.
Plot Summary: A priceless diamond has been entrusted to the city bank, but in a town where everyone’s a crook and even seagulls can’t be trusted, what could possibly go wrong? Delivering swag loads of laughter, Ocean’s Eleven meets the Marx Brothers in this dynamite new comedy. (Mischief Theatre) Continue reading



A belated giveaway to celebrate reaching 500 WordPress followers. I am holding the giveaway through Rafflecopter, but most of the entry opportunities will be on Instagram


To Enter the Giveaway, the options are…

Follow me on WordPress.

Like this post.

Reblog this post.

Tweet about it on Twitter.

Follow me on Twitter.

Follow me on Instagram.

Like the post on Instagram. 

All links can be found on the social media sidebar of this post!

Good luck!