Rae Hadley, Author at Oxford Open Learning

Articles by Rae Hadley


Uncover Our Invisible Writers

For years writers have been plagued by the need to hide their identity, and specifically their gender, depending on their era and genre.

The Arts

The Arts in the UK

So, where to go now? What delights and treasures can we seek out once the curtain has been lifted?

The Arts

Why We Need The Arts Now More Than Ever

In the future there will be a national need to express the grief and trauma that this pandemic has created… for this we will need The Arts.

Survival of the fittest

The Importance of Exercise to Creativity

The active nature of creativity has long been what drives all sorts of artists out of their armchairs.


How a Journal can Help with Life, Studies and Everything Inbetween

Finding a way to journal that suits the individual is essential and offers insights into ourselves as well as creative opportunities to plumb the depths of our being for inspiration.


“Creativity is Intelligence Having Fun”

Creativity is something that we actively learn. It is very much part of our survival mechanism as a species.

Toppling Edward Colston

The Toppling of Edward Colston

The question is not about destruction of the past, or the erasure of history but about how past events, past behaviour, and past ideology can be given a, potentially unwitting, platform and credibility in the present.


How the Hit on Travel Will Hit the Environment

“… any progress made in past years by projects ensuring the survival of particular species and educating people into looking after their native ecosystems… will be eradicated in the face of this new situation.”

The Six Hats

Why Study The Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences?

The Arts and Humanities offer us more than ‘just’ problem solving, they offer us the movie reel, as well as the means and the reasons for creating the necessary artefact.


How A.I. and Conservation are Making Tracks and Waves

In every way there is potential for technology to mitigate the impact of human behaviour on the natural world.

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