Author Archives: pauleustice

About pauleustice

Retired, more or less, but see www.bpfe.eu

A History of Allotments in Worthing


OK, it’s a niche market. But you would be amazed what you can learn about management, human nature and how not to get on with other people from an archive of letters about allotment rents.  The town’s bobby hid in … Continue reading

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All roads lead to Rome


If an elephant trod on your foot you would probably be impressed with its power and size, but you wouldn’t necessarily wish to develop a long term relationship. Visiting Rome can be very similar.  The architecture is essentially bullying, bearing … Continue reading

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University essays marked by computer


Let’s follow the logic of this. A student receives an essay title. They’ve attended the lectures and seminars, done the reading, discussing and thinking, so now they type out their thoughts in essay form and press SEND. A few seconds … Continue reading

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Sixth paperback just out …


http://www.amazon.co.uk/Paul-Eustice/e/B00BG4V9AO Chapter 3 Differences and how we respond to them Sherry Turkle is professor at MIT and author of The Second Self: computers and the human spirit. She took her 14 year old daughter to see an exhibition on Darwinism … Continue reading

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A Measured Response


Paperback and Kindle from Amazon Opening Chapter: Enter stage right, trudging. The moon rose on Ed Ormaloid. Not that he’d been sleeping. Not exactly. He arose unsteadily from a tarmac surface. Fragments clung to his cheek and made small indentations, … Continue reading

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Managing Teachers in FE


paperback and kindle on Amazon Extract: As so often in any context involving social interaction, there is no single solution to any problem, even if we had a single definition of what the problem might be. There is no role … Continue reading

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Extract from A Crack in the Shell


paperback and kindle Short stories and poems in paperback and Kindle Nostos,  a gardener’s lament It’s commonly believed that a little gentle gardening Brings peace to those whose arteries are hardening, Whereas, in fact, one learns to dread the spring, … Continue reading

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