“Your feet will bring you where your heart is”. Karen Marie Moning It’s been a long while since I felt so emotional in a concert that tears rolled down my face. It was in the final choral moment of “Ode to Joy '' at the finale of the 4th movement and it took me by… Continue reading I choose Europe
Internationalism over isolation; how to live in an age of stupid.
It’s not often I get to stroll across Westminster Bridge, umbrella in hand, on the 1st March, St David’s Day and wearing a Martisor for the start of Spring. The Houses of Parliament, the river Thames, Boudica and Big Ben, all familiar and famous. Especially familiar for me on that first Wednesday morning of March… Continue reading Internationalism over isolation; how to live in an age of stupid.
Teachers are our precious assets.
‘Teaching is the one profession that creates all other professions’ It certainly doesn’t need a blog post to make this statement clear and obvious to anyone who has children or thinks in the longer term. Or cares about the future even. But sometimes even the most obvious truisms need repeating from time to time. When… Continue reading Teachers are our precious assets.
Life; it goes on
“In three words I can sum up everything I have learned about life; it goes on” Robert Frost I’ve decided not to go all out with New Year’s resolutions for 2023. If the 2020s has taught us anything so far, it is the sheer unpredictability of our global society and almost the fear of it… Continue reading Life; it goes on