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The panic of being tech free!

So this bank holiday did not quite go to plan. We went down to Kent to visit my mother in law for her birthday as we do every year. Usually I take my laptop and use Chris’ mobile as a hotspot to get wifi access. We had decided to use some of our wedding money […]

The problem with the ’18 summers’ theory

Thoughts of my children growing up and away have been on my mind recently and I’ve also thought about the type of people I want them to become. You must have seen the posts and pics across social media in the last couple of weeks reminding parents that we only have 18 summers with our […]

Should mobile phones be banned at school?

Ooh this is a tricky one! It has been in the news this week that school experts including the dreaded Ofsted believe that mobile phones should be banned at school. I grew up in the era before the prevalence of phones. If I needed to phone home I had to use the pay phone in […]

An insider’s guide to being vertically challenged

OK so I am not the shortest person I know (hi, little sister!) but a lot of people tower over my 5 foot 1 and three quarters. Last week on the way to invigilate an exam, I was surrounded by students who were all considerably taller than me and I think they were only about […]

To the boy refusing to work in his exam…

Dear Boy You have been sitting there for an hour and a half and all you have done is write your name. You haven’t even tried to look at the questions. Thankfully you just sit there and don’t disturb the other candidates. I can’t even begin to understand what is going through your mind. You […]