What do you do over 7 weeks of holiday?

One amazing thing about working in a school is the holiday time. This is supplemented when you work in a boarding school and at random points in the holiday you get an extra week, summer holiday being one of these holidays. So having been in San Diego for a week before school even finished I… Continue reading What do you do over 7 weeks of holiday?

3 years later and I finally made it

Today is the anniversary of an absolutely amazing day in my life. Graduation Day. This day is the culmination of at least three years of hard work for a whole degrees worth of people, and longer for some. Graduation is the day when everyone gives you a big pat on the back and says congratulations.… Continue reading 3 years later and I finally made it

LIFE GOES ON

Props to Noah and the Whale (yes that old band) for the title of this one. I am currently sitting in the airport in Las Vegas listening to L.I.F.E.G.O.E.S.O.N by Noah and the Whale. Why is this worth blogging about you ask? Well let me just tell you about the last couple of days…. I¬†woke… Continue reading LIFE GOES ON

With friends like these…

I know this quote ends with a negative (and the person that this post is about will inform me of that herself) but today I was reminded of just how brilliant my friends are. Having had a shitty day at work and texting my colleague to say “It’s going to be me crying today” she… Continue reading With friends like these…

Broken Ankle – The rest of the story, I warn you, it gets gory

The next morning Mum and I popped over to the N&N to sort out the mess that was my ankle. After a trip through A&E and into Minor Injuries I was informed I would need ANOTHER xray because Northampton hadn’t unlocked my records for them to see. Eventually it was decided that I was going… Continue reading Broken Ankle – The rest of the story, I warn you, it gets gory

Dyslexia – a note to everyone

I am dyslexic, she says for the millionth time. I have decided that it is important for me to clear up a few things about what dyslexia can be like, and honestly, this is personal, because it is different for everyone. I was assessed as dyslexic at University and so I would be seen as… Continue reading Dyslexia – a note to everyone