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Speech Therapy

I’ve had a stammer for as long as I remember. It’s the reason I studied Physics instead of Languages at A level and became a Maths teacher, and the reason I still avoid phone calls at work. It wasn’t until the age of 51 that I finally got around to having some Speech Therapy.

 A open book showing illustrations. The boy the mole the fox the horse by charlie-mackesy A open book showing illustrations. The boy the mole the fox the horse by charlie-mackesy
Image by Melina Souza

Articles by Mark Malcomson CBE

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Comeback Kids!

Comeback Kids!

31 August 2022
City Lit Principal Mark Malcomson shares his thoughts on the four US Presidents who have attempted a comeback.
I ALONFront cover of the book, I Alone Can Fix It by Carol Leonning and  Phillip RuckerE CAN FIX IT:  Donald J. Trump’s Catastrophic Final Year
BOOK REVIEW: Mark Malcomson discussed the new book from the writers of "A Very Stable Genius", Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker.
US flag
Read Principal Mark Malcomson's latest blog post on American politics
Adult Programme Costs and Rates, Nov 2020
Read more on City Lit's response to the latest report from the Association of Colleges - Adult Programme Costs and Rates.
Two students looking at a monitor screen
Chair of the Institutes for Adult Learning (IALs) and Principal of City Lit, Mark Malcomson CBE gives his thoughts on the College of the Future report released today.
Sculpture by Gutzon Borglum and Lincoln Borglum, Mount Rushmore, US

How Presidencies End

14 November 2019
Mark Malcomson, Principal of City Lit and Tutor of the “US Presidents who made the post-war world” course; shares his thoughts on post-war presidencies as we approach the 2020 election in the UK.
Work by Katherine Pogson, Chris Hough, Litza Jansz
View work on display until Monday 6 November on the ground, 3rd and 4th floors at City Lit