Journal, Mama, Teaching

Beginning of an Ending

Friday just gone was Evelina's last Friday at Primary School. After seven years of being in her little one class entry school, always being the oldest in the school (the school opened with her class so now she is in Year 6, the school is full for the first time), having a lovely group of… Continue reading Beginning of an Ending

Journal, Mama, Teaching, Words

I Know This is True

Cooking on the barbeque in the summer and having just grilled meat with salad for most of our meals is the best. I know this is true. I am not cut out to be a primary teacher. Spending a couple of hours with some Year One age children (i.e. Austin's age) whilst I chaperoned at… Continue reading I Know This is True

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Mission Accomplished

I have just been on a boat on the Norfolk Broads with Mum, Dad and Lina for a couple of days so I am sitting at the computer swaying slightly but feeling pretty good about the face that I┬ámanaged to post a picture every single day in July using the Fat Mum Slim prompts.I won't… Continue reading Mission Accomplished

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Red, White [and] Blue

  Happy Independence Day to all my American readers! I am very excited that in just a month and a bit, we will be flying over the pond to visit our American family in Massachusetts to celebrate my auntie and uncle's 50th wedding anniversary. We are staying on Cape Cod, an area we ┬áhave never… Continue reading Red, White [and] Blue

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5 Reasons to be Happy

Today is my last day teaching for the summer. My Year 10 group wrote me some messages in their goodbye card and a couple of goodies. We are picking up our new car tonight. Beyond excited for this. Tomorrow, I will be seeing my lovely PGCE buddies who have played a major role in keeping… Continue reading 5 Reasons to be Happy