A brave New World

I am astounded at the sheer numbers of BRAVE individuals I have come across today: those heart-centred souls who have chosen to put their X in the box marked GREEN, I know that the GREEN PARTY have little chance of becoming the next government – but that is not the point. Democracy does not mean … More A brave New World

Mediocre Failures

YES! This! Whoop Whoop! At last somwone has had the balls and the sense to say what a lot of us have been thinking for so long. As an ex-parent governor i have long asked for skills based learning to be introduced, the opportunity for ALL children to discover what they are good at and … More Mediocre Failures

Moods of Motherhood

Reading Lucy Pearce’s blog moods of motherhood I see that she is sharing blogs from mothers around the world about  the journey of motherhood and the roller coaster of experiences. I read a blog from Karina Ladet and was reminded of my own journey, and on this, the Birthing Day of my now 14 year … More Moods of Motherhood

The key to career success 2014

In conversation with my son, 16, on the way home from 6th form today,we got to talking about ‘the real world’ and his career prospects. Now my boy has wanted to be a police officer for as long as I can remember, and only now is he spreading his attentions to other avenues.