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Book review: Uncharted Territories: Adventures in Learning

It’s hard to see the wood for the cheese in this guidebook

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Uncharted Territories: adventures in learning
By Debra Kidd and Hywel Roberts
Independent Thinking Press
200pp, £17, paperback
ISBN 9781781352953

Presented as “a guidebook” around the territory of learning, Uncharted Territories deploys the metaphor throughout. Chapter headings contain references to “primary landmarks”, “stopovers”, “secondary landmarks” and “stepping stones”.

To read it, you need to leave your cynic’s hat at the door. The idealism and open-endedness of this book will probably get on some people’s nerves. Debra Kidd describes herself on her blog as “a travelling pedlar ...

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