Tag Archives: Children

A Manifestation Of Educational Fleas

Even though I’ve been retired from Headship for more than two years, comments from Ofsted can still get me going. This BBC headline – ‘Local trouble shooters should be appointed to identify failing schools and sack incompetent heads, England’s new … Continue reading

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Observations From A Coffee Shop – The Dysfunctional Family

I have neglected this blog for over two months now, time to make amends! My excuse, if I needed one, was that I’ve spent all my time establishing my short stories blog. You might be wondering why I should choose … Continue reading

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Finger Painting

As a child did you ever do any finger painting. I used to love it. The end results were never much good (though my mum thought that they were brilliant!) but the mess I was allowed to make was great. … Continue reading

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We Are The People We Have Been Waiting For

Why is it that some people are so afraid of technology and change? This morning I listened to Michael Gove, our Education Minister, and was totally disheartened by what he was saying. It would appear that he is an advocate … Continue reading

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The Future

I’m feeling really guilty – I have not blogged for a full week. You would therefore think that I must be bursting with things to write about – if only that were true. I have spent three days in London … Continue reading

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Are You A Digital Immigrant Or A Digital Native?

I would describe myself as someone who finds technology both exciting and somewhat scary. I love my Apple Mac and my new iPad and would be lost without them. I’m useless with my mobile phone, either leaving it at home … Continue reading

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What Did Santa Bring You?

Did you receive any strange presents this Christmas. When you get to my age you expect the new socks, slippers and wooly jumper. What I wasn’t expecting was a tin of ‘Zombie Fresh Mints’ – “Suffering from hideous halitosis after … Continue reading

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