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Also titled: A non beginner’s guide to parenting Or ‘It doesn’t get any easier, does it?’ Remember those days when they kept you awake at night.. oh wait, they still do, but now it’s because they’re on the night shift and don’t go to bed at 10pm like you do, and their music and *games* … Continue reading ‘If I were you’ No, you wouldn’t.
Is it time to have a wee mull over what’s changed since I hung up my chalk and bid farewell to the teaching lark? Some of you reading this- assuming there’s anyone reading it- are contemplating retirement and you might even have gorn on a few ‘training days’ to get prepared. I didn’t go on … Continue reading It’s been a year now, being retired, what’s different?
Brimscombe is a rather unique place, dear readers, which is a converted factory in Stroud that used to be Damien Hirst’s workshop. It’s now used both as accom for WRG which is ‘waterway recovery group’ which is quietly and rather ‘under the radar’ restoring the nation’s canals and a 2nd hand book shop raising money … Continue reading The laying on of bricks
So on the 2nd of June I took over my allotment! I was a bit apprehensive and very nearly said No when my name came to the top of the list, as I thought: I’m so busy already, how will I fit it in? I’d been down and had a look, and it was overgrown … Continue reading Rebel with an Allotment