You don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone- or how we don’t see the last time coming

We were packing up to leave from our Easter holiday and I noticed the kids talking about ‘next time…’.  So sure were they that there would be a ‘next time’ in that place…but will there be?

As we pulled out of the harbour with the yellow fishing nets behind us we had know idea that … Read more


Transmitting or receiving?

So, after a long spell dealing with things down the bottom of Maslow (which still need attention)…the early mornings and longer nights do seem to be finally having an effect.

During the inspiration lull I’ve been noticing that my urge to succeed and achieve seems to have gone.  I’ve been big on achievement in my … Read more


The Eclipse and Direct Experience

Tomorrow is the eclipse. 931am in our area and we even stand a chance of seeing it according to BBC weather as there should be clear skies for 2 hours.

  • Are you going to watch it?
  • Where? How?
  • Why have you chosen to experience it that way?

It poses a dilemma for me…the kids are … Read more


Labyrinth Life Lessons

This is a blog I wrote in my head in the summer, in Croatia, when the sun was hot and water was warm and there was loads of time for the kids to play without having to do homework after a long day at school (don’t get me started).

Just up the hill from where … Read more


Direct Connection To Make You Happy

We’ve been in Barmouth this weekend for a last glimpse of sun and sea before winter settles in.

We were lucky enough to happen upon some sheep dog trials.  A muddy field, landrovers, men in wellies and tweed caps and of course border collies.

The teams of men and dog had 7 minutes to herd … Read more


What kind of coach are you?

So there I was at a training day for facilitators for the National College of Teaching Leadership and I got talking to the woman next to me, as you do. She was a deputy head looking for her first headship and she’d just finished an NLP training.’ What kind of coach are you?’ she asked.… Read more


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