Another year older…

I turned 47 this year.   I can no longer kid myself that I’m only half way through my life…I’m on the home run now.

I’m minded of T S Eliot’s poem Little Gidding which is the last of the Four Quartets:

We shall not cease from exploration
And the end of all our exploring

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DVA

When I first read the above acronym I thought it was the place where I got my car taxed… and then I realised there was an L missing. Not the DVLA.

Domestic Violence and Abuse. DVA. The ‘L’ that is missing is love.

I’ve been looking through my A level psychology books to think about … Read more


Nice Girls

First of all thank you to all the people who got in touch about the F word..I’ll pick up on what you say in a later blog…loads of words of wisdom – thank you.

I’m on a bit of a midsummer madness phase…I can’t get to sleep at night and then this morning I heard … Read more


The F word

Before I start into, what I feel quite scared about writing, I want to state my position clearly.  I do not hate men.  I do not think men are bad.  I like men.  I have a lot of male friends who I trust and like.  My children are boys.  I have male partner.

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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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