Monthly Archives: September 2011

Back to School

I was never the sort of child who dreaded the end of the summer holidays. I don’t know why, because school was certainly never my favourite place to be. I think I regarded it as being just another thing that … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Musical Memory

It isn’t often that I dislike a song on first hearing it, and then decide later that I love it. This is the first time that I can remember it happening, and it was an important moment, because it marked … Continue reading

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Male Teachers

Some of you may have seen the news last week about a shortage of male teachers in primary schools. This surprised me, because in my day around 40% of the teaching staff were male, and certainly far nicer than some … Continue reading

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My Last…Day at Playgroup

With a nation of 4 and 5 year olds beginning school this week, my thoughts turned to my first day at school. And then I remembered that I had written about that last year. What I missed in the run … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Musical Memory

I had a bit of a problem with today’s post, because the song I wanted to use doesn’t seem to be available on YouTube. So instead I’ve fallen back on one of my favourites. You will recall that this … Continue reading

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My First…Cricket Tour

I’ve just been away on a cricket tour. Which made me think back to the only other tour I have ever been on. The tour was to Wales. Three days, two nights, three games, somewhere in the region of Cardiff. … Continue reading

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