(Pointless?) Gardening I don’t know much about gardening. Like many things house-related, I’d like it all just to be perfectly ordered and tidy ALL the time, without me actually doing much. And given the state of our house which is Continue reading November 14th
Saturday poem. I am tired today (late night last night) and didn’t much of any significance but I love Autumn and in honour of my Lockdown II poems which I blogged every day last November, I decided just to choose Continue reading November 13th
Fridays. Ah Friday! The end of the week. The promise of the weekend beckons. Yay. These are all good things. Fridays should be days of celebration. Or at least a feeling that you close the week on a positive note. Continue reading November 12th
Remembrance day. I was in Birmingham today. This was very exciting! It involved an overnight stay in a hotel, two train journeys, all on my own without smaller family members, a dinner out and then an all day conference. It Continue reading November 11th
I was asked to speak today at UCL’s educational leadership programme, which was a real honour. I was asked to think about what I had learnt as a leader during the pandemic (well we are probably still in the pandemic Continue reading November 10th
10 reasons why I am a school governor/trustee I had a meeting of one of the committees of the Academy Trust of which I am a Director/Trustee tonight so I thought this might be a good opportunity to reflect on Continue reading November 9th
Blogging this as part of my “blog daily” challenge for November. The good thing is that it has made me sort out these blogs as usually I am weeks behind. October was about pumpkins, Halloween (of course), Mike’s birthday, catching Continue reading October 2021 – in pictures
Trips away, summer holiday fun, getting lost in mazes, day on the beach, fairy houses, cinema trips, lots of birds of prey, blackberry picking, honey spinning and more being outside.
Antonia’s birthday, new job, end of school, start of summer holidays, floods, theatre trips, night in a hotel, some football matches, chickens lay eggs and lots of being outside.