Candice West, Author at Oxford Open Learning

Articles by Candice West

Virginia Woolf

Virginia Woolf

Despite her privileged upbringing, Virginia’s life was tinged with tragedy and rife with mental health problems.


Life On Other Planets

There is, of course, ample evidence that life, in bacteria form, does exist in space… But this type of life is a far cry from the human-esque aliens that many of us wonder about.

New Year's Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions To Help You Feel Better

This year try picking a resolution which will help improve your mental rather than physical wellbeing. Here are a few ideas…

Christmas Tree

Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree

The Christmas tree has a long history, dating back much further than you might imagine.


What’s The Deal With Insulation?

Is it really that big an issue in helping to tackle climate change?

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Sunday Roast – A Tasty History

Originally, it was hoped people would fill up on Yorkshire puddings before the costly meat was served, and therefore be too full to eat it all during the main course. This would help ensure plenty was left over for the rest of the week…

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British Black History Month: Top British Academics

This British Black History Month, we highlight and celebrate the achievements of some of these Black academics.

Key Stage 3

Home Schooling At Key Stage 3

The increasing numbers of home-schooled children means that there is now a vast and supportive community of parent-teachers who can provide support and advice to anybody new to home-schooling.


Can Music Help You Study?

Many of us listen to music whilst we study. It helps us to relax and we often feel that it aids our concentration. But is this really true? And if so, what type of music is best to listen to whilst we work? Music As Mental Exercise There have been numerous scientific studies on the […]

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