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THE LOST SHIP

Reviews by Eisa and Mohammed Two of our students, Eisa and Mohammed, wrote these reviews of a popular student reader, ‘The Lost Ship’ in their class. Here are their opinions. EISA’S REVIEW The title of this book is The Lost Ship. The author of this book is Stephen Colbourn. It was published in 2005 by […]

SHOOTING STARS UNDERNEATH THE CHERRY TREE

A short story by Ulrike Eisner When Pizza woke up, he was alone. The sky was just starting to become bright, the colour had already changed to a light blue which reminded him of those sweet berries his mother had used to collect for him. He could hardly remember the taste on his tongue and […]

SEA AT NIGHT

A poem by Vivien Marie Rudek Sea, how do you feel at night? Your soul is deep, your mind is wide and everything becomes so quiet and everything is quiet. Sea, what do you think at night? Your fear is gone with your low tide and everything becomes so right and everything is right. Sea, […]

Going home: my travel experience

by Beyza Beyzanur, known as ‘Beyza’ at the College, is from Turkey. She first came to Hilderstone at the beginning of 2020, before the pandemic hit the UK. Since then she has taken both in-house and online courses, depending on the travel situation, and is currently back in Turkey – but she is still studying […]

Film review: PULP FICTION

‘One of the most controversial movies ever made’ by Jan Kusak from the Czech Republic ‘Pulp Fiction’ is a dark comedy film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. Since 1994, the date when the movie was released, it has divided people into groups with different feelings. For some it is a masterpiece, one can be […]

What I love about Broadstairs

by Tiago Pinheiro Tiago studied at Hilderstone College thirty years ago, yet he still has treasured memories of his time here, as you will see! I first visited Broadstairs in January 1991. I stayed for a month while studying at Hilderstone College. I was obviously mesmerised by the architecture and the beautiful beaches. But there […]

‘One of my best ideas in a long time’

We were delighted to receive this wonderful review by Yana, 16, from Russia. During the lessons she always smiled and had a great time. We really enjoyed teaching her. Perhaps this photo was taken when she realised she had no more classes… It was great to meet you Yana and we look forward to seeing […]

A month in Broadstairs

By JAN KUSÁK from the Czech Republic As you’d expect, it’s a lot quieter at Hilderstone College this year due to Covid-19 travel restrictions. However, the Hilderstone team (and our industry as a whole) are doing everything possible to offer students a really positive experience of their time in the UK. What’s more, if you […]

BROADSTAIRS FOLK WEEK RETURNS!

Like a lot of festivals and events around the world, the annual Broadstairs Folk Festival was cancelled in 2020. However, last week it returned with a packed programme of live music, dancing, workshops, demonstrations and craft stalls. And the sun shone most of the time, too! Over the past 55 years, the festival has attracted […]