Student/Teacher, Student/Curriculum Relationships

I have been following a number of blogs recently which has prompted me to flesh out some thoughts here. As you know, I come from a music teaching background and understand full well the passion and enthusiasm felt when you … Continue reading

Hang on, I’m in charge of this gig!

Excuses get in the way of everything don’t they? It’s so easy to get to the end of a week and not achieve anything of significance. What I have learnt the hard way, however, is that you cannot achieve what … Continue reading

Life’s Riddles in Movies

You know what your problem is, it’s that you haven’t seen enough movies – all of life’s riddles are answered in the movies. ~Steve Martin Just in case you haven’t figured it out…I love movies! So many life riddles are … Continue reading

Decisions, Decisions

I watched a fantastic documentary called ‘Touching the Void’ the other evening and what an inspirational story it is! Has anyone else seen it? It is based on Joe Simpson’s book, ‘Touching the Void’, Vintage, 1997. When Joe had fallen … Continue reading

So What? It’s My Life!

This blog entry largely paraphrases two significant scenes from the Warner Brothers movie, “Contact”, with Jodie Foster as astronomer ‘Ellie Arroway’. The scenes I have summarized have not been selected to focus on the storyline and the debate as to … Continue reading

Hello and Welcome to my blog ‘For You and Yours’!

Let me tell you a bit about myself, my passions and dreams. I have 3 beautiful children who are all in High School and a Husband and life partner that I absolutely adore! My children are in Years, 7, 8 … Continue reading