Matthew Tett, Author at Oxford Open Learning

Articles by Matthew Tett

Charlotte Brontë

The Death Of Charlotte Brontë

Charlotte preferred grand, romantic settings, with passionate relationships, while younger sisters Emily and Anne had a desire to write about more homely, cosy themes.

World Thinking Day

World Thinking Day

World Thinking Day has its roots in the Guiding and Scouting movement, but there is no reason why all of us couldn’t spend a bit more time thinking.


Getting Stuck Into A Good Festive Read

Canadian writer L.M. Montgomery’s stories about Christmas are perfectly quintessential. These stories were written over 100 years ago but some of the traditions within survive to this day



Read on to find out more about some famous celebrations at this time of year.


Perfect Autumn Reads

Autumn is a great season for many reasons, one of which is curling up with a good book (or two!) to while away the long evenings.


The Challenger Disaster

Christa McAuliffe was a high school teacher and of the crew on board, she was considered to be its only ‘ordinary’ citizen.

Alfred Hitchcock

Alfred Hitchcock

Hitchcock himself appears in several of his own films, often in cameo roles.


Summer Reading

There’s something particularly delicious about getting stuck into a book when the days are long and the sun is bright.

Summer poetry

Summer Poetry

Poetry is sometimes seasonal. So, there’s no better way to enjoy summer poetry than right now!


Literary Links To Midsummer

If you are at a loss as to how to occupy yourself in midsummer, may I suggest settling down somewhere with a good book?

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