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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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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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Mr Tedstone – Part Two

I mentioned in Wednesday‘s post that there were three reasons why Mr Tedstone, my first cricket master, was special to me. I then ran out of space before I could describe two of them. Typical, eh? The second reason is … Continue reading

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Helen, Part 11

If you read back to Friday’s post, you’ll discover that the first Christmas Helen and I were together was marked by me losing my job on Christmas Eve. For most people this would be a bad thing, and indeed we … Continue reading

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School’s Out

The schools in the area where I live broke up for summer today. All across the nation, children are celebrating the end (or, in some unlucky cases, the imminent end) of another school year. I was at school from just … Continue reading

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