The One About Jump Back July

I love the Action for Happiness calendars. You can access them via A new one is published each month. July is all about resilience. It’s about choosing how to respond. June ended on a very low point for me, […]

The One About Contagion

*I am not a scientist* I’ve held off blogging about COVID-19, or coronavirus, until now. But the briefing from Government on 16th March has shaken me and spurred me into action. As a still relatively young teacher, with no underlying […]

The One Without an Easter Plan

I’ve had Easter holiday plans and “to do” lists before. I’ve even shared them here, inspired by someone else doing the same. Not for 2018, though. This Easter holiday, all our house is focussing on is recovery from a winter […]

The One About Workload

I don’t write often enough, and I certainly don’t write enough about things that matter. Today, I’m thinking about my work. And specifically my workload. I teach. I’m contracted for 13.5 hours over 2.5 days. And yet my children attend […]