Monthly Archives: September 2013

The long wait

I was between jobs as they say – my temporary teaching post working with teenagers with severe learning difficulties had finished. I’d really, really enjoyed that job, and was so sad when the term ended and I had to leave. … Continue reading

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Refreshments available

When our kids were younger we often used to go out to a place called Ribchester. It wasn’t far from where we lived, but there was some really good play equipment, playing fields, nice walks around a lovely old church, … Continue reading

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Potential

I love watching my grandchildren. I love that they are all so unique! They interact with adults and each other┬áso differently, and display strengths in different ways. One of them is a budding actor – his play is all about … Continue reading

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But names will never hurt me?

I’m going to tell you something I haven’t made public before. Mmmm that’s got your attention! When I started teacher training college, in my first English Literature lecture, the tutor was going through the list of students, working out who … Continue reading

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Stopping for the one

I don’t watch TV news very often – I tend to keep abreast of what is happening via snippets on the web – a glance at items of importance, just so as I know what is going on, and┬áread a … Continue reading

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Where does the buck rest?

When my husband was in teaching, one of the head teachers he served under had very little discipline over the kids. He taught every class one lesson a week in the first year while they were at their easiest to … Continue reading

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The pressure’s on

I remember watching a video of Richard Wurmbrand as a teenager. Up till then I had no idea what persecution looked like. Utterly shocking. Yet even after watching it, I probably had only the tiniest clue as to the pressures … Continue reading

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