Your editorial on adult education (March 21) has rekindled memories of teaching evening classes as a speaker for many years. It was a pure joy to teach these students; we tended to learn from each other. Some of my former students have become teachers themselves.
Dr Khosro S Jahdi
Having been smoked all winter by neighboring wood stoves and bonfires, could I ask forecasters in the spring to stop talking about “barbecue time”? Thanks to neighboring barbecues, the atmosphere sometimes resembles that of a burning oil dump. There is enough threat in the air we breathe without adding to it.
Reading the correspondence on the climate emergency (Letters, March 25), I couldn’t help but think that the name of Cop26 should be changed to Copout26.
After watching extensive coverage of Ever Given (report, March 26), I am amazed that there is still no sign of a growing group of older men gathering on the bank shouting advice such as ” put it in reverse “and” reduce your revs. “.
Gordon Bennett, Llangollen Canal