About Julia

I’m Julia & live in the South West with my wonderful husband. I retired as the Headteacher of a primary school in July 2008.

The first 6 months were very hard as I had lost my purpose. However, I discovered Twitter and social media and now here you are reading my blog.

This blog is a chance for me to share my experience of getting that balance between work and life. Even as a retired person you still work so I write about my adventures with travel, food, routines, finding a role and hopefully giving others ideas of how to strike that balance whether you are in paid work or not.

This blog is for all, whether young in age or just in heart, who want to share their adventures.

I have another persona on social media and that is ‘The Head’s Office’.  As you might imagine it has an education focus and in the past included 100 Word Challenge which was a writing project for pupils across the world.

Since closing that, I have started Listening Ear which is just what it says on the tin. Check it out here

So that’s me! If you want to know more, hire me, or tell me about you, do get in touch as I’d love to hear from you. I really enjoy reading comments and feedback.  Please tell me what you think.

I’m happy to consider PR opportunities that complement this blog (see Working with Me). I have written for a number of magazines and journals so can be hired to write elsewhere.




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