Monthly Archives: June 2013

Respect

Sometimes when I listen to the news, I can get very cross with some of the politicians. It bothers me, for example, that sometimes there are only a handful of Members of Parliament discussing and passing bills on really important issues. … Continue reading

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Values

A couple of days ago, my next-to-front-tooth crown fell out. I was just sorting out gluing it back in when my husband called me. I jumped and the crown jumped out of my hand and goodness only knows where it … Continue reading

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Folks, folks and more folks

My new telephone directory arrived a little while back. I dug out the old one to recycle – it was still in its plastic wrapping! I can’t say I find them good bedtime reading. In fact, the only entries that … Continue reading

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Don’t worry, it’ll be OK

Moving house is one of the biggest triggers for stress. I remember one terrible move we made, where the removals men gave up on the job, we lost the whole bunch of keys, and eventually made the exchange just a few … Continue reading

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The power of hope

For many kids in the UK, today is their first ‘non-school’ day since the age of 5. Those who are taking their national exams this summer will not be starting back after the half term – they will just revise … Continue reading

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Know your authority

Although I’ve retired, I still receive an online teachers’ magazine. I was amused by an article yesterday – “You know you’re a teacher when…” followed by a list of things we teachers do without thinking. Here’s some examples (Created by: TES … Continue reading

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