Has there ever been a truer quote? The other day, I went for a run and it FRUSTRATED me that I wasn't better than I am. I actually posted a thread on twitter because I wanted to get out my frustration. I wanted it logged in my own world that it's not all rainbows and … Continue reading Tales of a runner: the frustration edition
Good morning! Anyone who is new here won't know that something massively changed in my life during Lockdown 1: I started running! If you're interested in my running journey, you might wanna check out these blog posts: Tales of a (not so) runner…Tales of a runner… #2A letter to… me, the runnerRunning: 6 months on! A quick overview if … Continue reading Tales of a runner #4
Good morning everyone! Well well, here we go... February is in our midst. January is over (finally... it definitely lasted about 600 years) and we are in February. Another month closer to Summer; another month of more light in the mornings and in the evenings; another month closer to warmth. You're not here to hear … Continue reading February bujo
When I sat in the Christmas holidays, I knew that remote teaching was going to be a possibility. I knew that there was going to be the chance this this would happen.. and here we are! I'm teaching from home. Spring 1 has thrown me into a barrage of learning new things, adapting plans and … Continue reading Remote Learning reflections (so far)
Morning everyone! Those of you who have been here a while will know I used to bullet journal religiously. I'll say that 2020 took it out of me and that teaching is exhausting so I found that it always would like filter off by the end of a year... but I am back in 2021 … Continue reading January bujo
Let's be honest... 2020 sucked. Like almost entirely sucked. However, I feel like I can't leave 2020 as 'the shittiest year ever' without looking for some wins. So here are my 20 personal wins for 2020. Books We all know that books were going to be my biggest win of 2020. This wouldn't be me … Continue reading 20 wins for 2020
Reading a whole book in 2 sittings when you've been unable to concentrate on a book in ages. Christmas presents in the post. Wrapping (despite the fact I hate it) well co-ordinated presents. Watching Drag Race and cutting out. Voices of Fire. Being able to use something time and time again because it works. Watching … Continue reading Happy times!
I used to regularly do happy things posts, but 2020 happened and I stopped reflecting on the things that make me smile and keep me going. (I've just looked and the last time I did one of these posts was in May... so yeah, a WHILE!) Today then, I am bringing back the happy post! … Continue reading Happy things…
According to past me, who put an alert in my phone, today marks 6 months of me running. This might not seem like a big thing, but for me it's pretty massive! It's no surprise to anyone that running was not a thing I ever saw in my life/future, but right now, as I write … Continue reading Running: 6 months on!
Morning everyone, By the time you read this, I'll be in school. There's no children today (they're back tomorrow) because we're having an INSET day. I thought I'd put together my thoughts to just share with everyone. If you're interested in my musings, please keep reading. If you're not, that's cool. I appreciate that there … Continue reading Back to school – the musings of a teacher…