Freedom!

I have just caught up with ‘The Gallery’ at Tara’s Sticky Fingers & thought I’d have a go at this week’s theme of ‘Me’. Well, it is what is looks like – me on the beach at Deauville in France. The year was 2008 & I had just retired from my career as a headteacher in a primary school. The […]

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The Garden Centre Conspiracy?

We love garden centres! They have such lovely cakes & make a really good cup of tea! Why do I see you looking quizzically at me? Isn’t that what garden centres are for now- tea & cakes?! Oh alright. I know it’s about plants & growing & stuff  & I always go with such great anticipation of what I’m going to get […]

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‘Special’

Many writers of the blogs I follow are parents. Lots of their posts concern their children – the comings & goings of life with little people & how that can bring laughter & tears. Well, I haven’t got a ‘little one’ – my DS is now 33 & lives away from home but still gives me plenty to think about! Please […]

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In the beginning….

Yesterday, I was reminded by a wonderful post by @peabee Beryl that we often forget to reflect on our lives & think about people & events that got us to where we are. I thought about the start of this adventure. When I first left headship I was going to do all sorts of things but I didn’t have a list & […]

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First day nerves!

Well, here I am, in the world of Blog! Easy to get in but now have to DO something! I’ll tell you about my day. Had the pleasure of appointing someone to their first position working with children in a mainstream school nursery. It was a nervous time for all. The candidates obviously shook with fear & trepidation of what […]

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