Teaching is a wonderful and often challenging job and one that can be full of contrasts.

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To be read

As part of my much needed study-tidy which I mentioned previously I have sorted out my ‘to-be-read’ book pile and they are all neatly stacked on a shelf.


This is quite a manageable pile for me but as I have a dozen books on their way to me from Amazon for some summer courses I am teaching I’m not altogether sure how much of an inroad I am likely to make anytime soon.

Still, they are not going anywhere so as and when …


Enough already …

Of the football.

For three years and 11 months OH can be largely indifferent to the appeal of 22 men kicking a ball around a pitch but the World Cup – woo hoo!

Who knew that seven matches over one weekend could be so captivating.

I didn’t – and still don’t.

And it’s really only just started – another month of this?!  My sanity…

For the most part I am happy being a one TV household but this weekend made me rethink that a little.

Still my study is looking very tidy and I got lots of reading done so it is a win – win really.

Anybody else wishing football had never been invented?