Hi everyone, I am taking a break from chocolate, sweets and biscuits for the next few weeks beacuse I’m aware of how much rubbish I have been shovelling into my body over the last few weeks (and way back beyond that too). This cold turkey approach has left me wandering around, shaking like some kind […]Read more "Slouching Towards Diabetes – a poem"
It’s September and the holidays are over. So, this week I’ve decided to make my Monday Music post a little piece of inspiration for all us teachers going back to school today. This is from the film that first made me consider getting into teaching in the first place. It’s also a film that makes […]Read more "Monday Music 21 – 2017"
I’ve been looking forward to ‘T’. It was set from the beginning. I found the picture below on Twitter a couple of days ago and it was as good an intro as I could hope for. There are a lot of NQTs popping up on the various Facebook groups for teachers and this is partly […]Read more "T is for Teaching"
So, after coming home from Belize, I spent a couple more years at the airport. You can read all about that when I get to H. I was working at Budget Car rental and had just taken a Supervisor’s position when it finally hit me that I needed to do something more with my life. […]Read more "D is for Dalian"
I promise this is not going to turn into a travelogue. It’s just a coincidence that a few important places for me are between A and D. March 1999. I was all packed to go to Canada. I’d had my leaving drinks and everything. After finishing university, I had spent a couple of years working […]Read more "B is for Belize "