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I’ve been invigilating GCSE exams over the past two weeks and it has given me food for thought

I’ve been invigilating GCSE exams over the past two weeks and it has given me food for thought. Continue reading

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Beta Testing with the Circus Geeks takes you on a journey of life’s hang-ups

I love to watch live performances; there is something thrilling about seeing it all in the flesh, I enjoy the drama and crisis that is an inevitable part of watching the ‘here and now’, the ‘cut and thrust’ of live acting rather than the … Continue reading

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October already. Is it just me or is time flying by at supersonic speed? As the Romans said…tempus fugit

We are all guilty of it at some time in our lives, rushing around, organising our lives by the second. But before we know it, life has passed us by. The poem is written as a parent to a son, … Continue reading

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It’s the rhythmic tick-tock of life. Does the sound of an old clock beating time comfort or concern you?

I have an old Victorian grandfather clock in my hall. It has been in our family for generations; but the distinct sound I remember so well of time passing, is now a reminder…   Listening to the rhythmic tick-tock, Remembering another … Continue reading

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Somewhere over the rainbow…there’s a land that I dream of

Have you ever chased a rainbow? I’ve heard of storm chasers and tornado chasers but never rainbow chasers; I wonder why, I mean given the destructive powers and inevitable carnage storms and tornados cause, I think chasing a rainbow would be … Continue reading

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New Year Resolutions: why keep them for the new year & how many have you achieved?

I wonder what it is about New Year Resolutions that make us feel so energised on that first fresh day of a new year? I mean it’s not like anything monumental has happened since the previous day; you are still … Continue reading

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Is it just strawberry picking or is there something more going on?

It’s June, its’ Wimbledon, it’s the strawberry season! What is it about a trip to the PYO farm that fills you with an innocent excitement of your childhood? The anticipation of being the first one to find the fattest juiciest … Continue reading

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