Politics

Now What?

“You were almost spot on – he won with 61.8% of the vote.” were my first words to my husband this morning – he’d predicted 60%. (Note: it’s always a good idea to marry somebody who doesn’t mind you talking about your interests at 6:30am.) By 7:30am we were both at our laptops, coffees in hand, trying put… Continue reading Now What?

Blogging

So, You Want To Start A Blog?

It’s September. Fresh, energised and full of optimism, September sees teachers take up new instruments, join exercise classes and start diets – it is the real New Year. So it shouldn’t have come as such a surprise when, in the space of 6 days, I received four emails asking for advice about starting a blog.This… Continue reading So, You Want To Start A Blog?

Other Musings

Heaven Knows We’re Miserable Now

One of the most difficult things about saying goodbye to Year 6 at the end of the year is the knowledge that, regardless of whichย school they are off to next, they are about to enter a really difficult few years. Being a teenager is bloody horrible. You can be the most well-adjusted child, from the… Continue reading Heaven Knows We’re Miserable Now