Candice West, Author at Oxford Open Learning

Articles by Candice West


Heritage Sites Worth A Visit

It’s World Heritage Day on the 18th of April. So, let’s shine a light on some of the UK’s most well-known heritage sites.



There are many traditional elements to the celebration which are typically observed during Passover.


STEM: Britain’s Brightest

To mark British Science Week, from the 8th to the 17th of March, let’s shine a light on some of the greatest contemporary British minds in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths.

St Paul's

St Paul’s Cathedral

St Paul’s has been the venue for several Royal Jubilee services, the first being for Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee, held there in 1897.



Tsunamis don’t just occur in East and South-East Asia.


Werewolf Trials

As with “witches”, the confessions of those accused were the result of torture, mental illness, or a lack of understanding what they were actually confessing to.


Influential Black Britons

Every October, Black History Month celebrates the culture, history and contributions of British people of colour.

Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl’s Best Work

Dahl’s short story, “Poison”, was turned into an episode of ‘Alfred Hitchcock Presents…’

Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus

Columbus has a legacy of being a daring explorer who’d discovered the “New World”. But there are several challenges to that claim.


Volcanoes: World’s Most Active

There are 1500 active volcanoes in the world today, with three-quarters of them located along the Pacific ‘Ring of Fire’.

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