I live in the mountain village of Villandás in the centre of Asturias. I also run projects at my own language school in Grado. You can see that here: www.justtalkjason.com

A Touch of Sadness

I am feeling sad.  La Cantonera was a beautiful project in the Canaries run by charismatic and committed school leaders.  We were not working with them directly but they were friends.  Now the government is pressuring to close the school down. The town hall tells them that the land their school is on does not…

A Good Enough Reason

A good enough reason? If Summerhill matters, it is not because of what happens in one school in one hidden corner of England.  If it matters it is because it responds to our feeling that there is something wrong with the world.  It seems to offer a way out. Your definition of what is wrong…