Two modules done, more to come…

It’s the time of year when most students are getting the results of their exams — not their resits or resubmissions — but for me it is the time to get the result of my resubmission of the examinable content of the first year of Law with The Open University, W100 – Rules, rights and justice: an introduction to law. I have well and truly passed. And I am over the moon. In due course, the University should issue a Certificate in Legal Studies (Open) to me as well. It is the first step on the road to a Degree … Continue reading Two modules done, more to come…

Vast changes in legal research says HIV-inspired barrister.

I remember I received a letter from my mother where she said I could bring about more change by becoming a barrister than taking part in demonstrations.1 Although my mother has never quite said as much to me, it has been suggested to me by many other people that the way to make change is by changing the law. I think that for many years I have seen that as being within the political and legislative sphere, however, as I am now a law student, this is beginning to change. John Beckley‘s interest in the law came from working in … Continue reading Vast changes in legal research says HIV-inspired barrister.

from a secret edge to a memorial for living…

I have quite a lot of reading to do for the study that I have begun. For those that don’t know, I’ve started a Law course with The Open University. Today, I submitted the second assignment, but I am digressing… However, A Secret Edge is not part of the required reading for my law course, it is a short novel written by Robin Reardon. At only 19 chapters and 258 pages for me it was easy to read in a morning, well an evening in bed and a morning after finishing the assignment. I’m not going to spoil the story so to … Continue reading from a secret edge to a memorial for living…