‘Sometimes I think you believe in me more than I do’ said the boy.’ ‘You’ll catch up’ said the horse.

Gosh it’s been the most beautifully brilliant and incredibly surreal week. I’ll leave you with a very special quote again today. The blog has been written, but will be published on Monday… This was given to me by a fabulous parent mid pandemic. It’s on my shelving unit and I sometimes find myself standing, with… Read More ‘Sometimes I think you believe in me more than I do’ said the boy.’ ‘You’ll catch up’ said the horse.

Week 18 – 28.01.22. Coronacoaster – the ride isn’t over yet.

I feel like I’ve written about the Coronacoaster many times before. The weird adrenalin rush of involuntarily being forced to ‘ride’ a roller coaster prolonged for well, nearly 2 years now! The highs and lows, ups and downs, connecting bits, scary bits, slow bits…sections that fill you with anticipation then come to not much; sections… Read More Week 18 – 28.01.22. Coronacoaster – the ride isn’t over yet.

Happy New Year…As the white noise gets louder.

Picture the scene…(as my busy brained #smiler would say when he’s talking me though his latest dream, thought or imaginative idea…)it’s the morning of the first day back to school after the Christmas break and I’m awake at 0443. Wide awake. Not just up for an increasingly common night time comfort break(!) but awake awake.… Read More Happy New Year…As the white noise gets louder.

Week 21 or week 8 #Lockdown3 ‘In the rush to get back to normal, use this time to decide which parts of normal are worth rushing back to.’

So we have a date for the full return to school of all our pupils and I am cautiously, utterly delighted. Very much so. But in the rush to return to a sense of normality I am also cautious that we retain some (lots?) of the brilliant initiatives and ideas that we have been forced… Read More Week 21 or week 8 #Lockdown3 ‘In the rush to get back to normal, use this time to decide which parts of normal are worth rushing back to.’