Goan Fish Curry This is how I was taught to make the dish in Candolim, North Goa. Fish curry is served in every Shack along the coast, tastes will vary however this is the best I had (and I’ve had a few). I cannot take credit for the recipe, that belongs to Francis Fernandez of… Continue Reading Weekly Recipe – Goan Fish CurryDetails
How to create your own Art Deco Inspired Flower Pattern. Imagine the roaring 1920’s, glamour, luxury, elegance, simple sleek shapes, bold patterns and colours. What is Art Deco? A decorative arts and architecture movement from approximately 1910 until 1940. Its influence is evident in many areas from fine art, architecture, textiles, fashion, jewellery, ceramics, illustration… Continue Reading Art Deco PatternsDetails
This week Susan will follow on from last week and talk about ‘family’ and some simple questions you might ask. For our full list of online course, visit our website. Please note: you will need to enable captions on this video.
It’s the final instalment of this ‘ACL Book Club’. English tutor Jacquie will be answering any questions you have as well as discussing her final thoughts on the book. For all online courses, click here.
It’s doodle time! A doodle is an unfocused drawing made while a person’s attention is otherwise occupied. Doodles are simple drawings that can have concrete representational meaning or may just be abstract shapes. #keeplearning Take 10 minutes to doodle the following five items: A vase of flowers A house A cupcake A group of people… Continue Reading It’s Doodle Time!Details
Delve into the world of Twitter. Sophia will give you a simple yet informative run through. You’ll be hashtagging in no time! For all online courses, including digital, visit our website.
It’s time to learn some Spanish with Aida! This week Aida will be teaching us how to order food and drink as well as counting from 11 to 20. For all online courses, including languages, visit our website.
Go on a photography treasure hunt on your own or with family indoors or in the garden. There are hundreds of photos everywhere once you start looking. What do you see that others don’t? Scavenger Hunt Set yourself a goal. Find at least 3 (5) (10) subjects on the following list: Something red, green, blue… Continue Reading Photo Scavenger HuntDetails
Want to dye your hair at home and avoid a miss-hap?! Tania will show you the best techniques to apply colour either on your own or with the help of someone else! For all online courses, including Hairdressing, Barbering, Beauty & Therapies, visit our website.
Over the coming weeks, our tutors will be sharing some fun activities for you and your family to get involved with at home. We want you to stay active, be inspired and keep learning! Please see weekly activity timetables below: Week one – commencing 20th April Week two – commencing 27th April Week three –… Continue Reading What’s on this weekDetails
Looking to give someone a lockdown haircut? These simple steps might help! Don’t worry if you’ve picked up the scissors already, you’ll be able to tidy it up with these quick tips! For all online courses, including Hairdressing, Barbering, Beauty & Therapies, visit our website.
Yummy! Ian shows us how to create a simple delicious meal with basics ingredients you may find in your cupboard or fridge. For all online courses, visit our website.
Join us as Susan uses British Sign Language to introduce herself and teach us the difference in grammar between BSL and English. For our full list of online course, visit our website. Please note: you will need to enable captions on this video.
Faye takes you through the steps to create a pinch and coil mug with a foot ring and handle. For all online courses, including arts & creative, visit our website.
Paku-Paku Instructions 1) Take a square piece of paper 2) Make the first fold 3) Make the second fold 4) Turn the paper over 5) Fold each corner into the centre of the page 6) Tune the paper over and fold each corner into the centre of the page 7) Fold in half 8) Place… Continue Reading Paku Paku Fortune TellerDetails
Are you new to Facebook and would like a quick whistle stop tour of its main features and tools? Tutor Sophia will show you just that! For all online courses, including digital, visit our website.
Whether you’re using a smart phone or digital camera, everyone has the ability to take a great photograph. Below, Judy shares her top tips with us to help capture the best shots. You can view our full range on online courses, including Photography, on our website. Composition (How to Frame an Image) Avoid framing your… Continue Reading Photography tipsDetails
It’s back to virtual coffee and cake again. I should be used to this. For years, my husband’s Dutch uncle used to amuse and outrage me by sending smiling pictures of himself from coffee houses in the Hague, eating yummy apple cake. I was reminded of it last Friday, when we had a family Lock-down… Continue Reading Arty GamesDetails
Do you want to learn how to create the perfect French braid? Follow these simple steps! For all online courses, including Hairdressing, Barbering, Beauty & Therapies, visit our website.
Learn the basics of British Sign Language with BSL tutor Sarah. She teaches us how to communicate conversation starters such as `what is your favourite day of the week and why?’. For our full list of online course, visit our website. Please note: you will need to enable captions on this video.Details
Get hands on with clay as pottery tutor Faye gives you an introduction to her pottery lesson where she will show you what you need to create a pinch and coil mug with footring and handle. For all online courses, including arts & creative, visit our website.
What is Continuous Line Drawing? A drawing which is created using an unbroken line. Lines in these drawings may double up. Practicing continuous line drawing helps to develop observational drawing skills as well as focus and hand-eye coordination. When creating a continuous line drawing you are developing skills around; controlling you pencil, how you view objects and how… Continue Reading Let’s Get Arty – Continuous Line DrawingDetails
Do you want to learn the basics of Microsoft Word? Digital Skills tutor Sophia takes you through the features of Word and gives you some top tips & tricks. For all online courses, including digital, visit our website.
Sitting twenty feet away from my mother-in-law in her garden this morning, hollering at each other over our first shared coffee since the Coronavirus locked us all indoors, I put my glasses on to see if I could hear her any better and immediately a couple of Snake’s Head Fritillaries appeared at my feet. Once… Continue Reading Art BlogDetails