loneliness and social inequity

Covid has caused loneliness, isolated us all in our homes, kept us away from each other.  Get people back into work to improve their mental health.

School closures have caused social inequity and the sooner we get the kids back into schools the better to close that gap.

What bollocks.

We were never lonely before?  … Read more


Covid Came and Education Changed

School’s Out

On Wednesday covid changed education in the UK.

This time last week was my birthday.  I was recovering from a 24 hour sickness thing, but was feeling better and my kids were at school.

This week, we have self-isolated, the schools are shutting and social distancing is the place we are at.  Our … Read more


What we observe changes

Lesson observations

I mentor student teachers who get observed endlessly in their training and this week, as a teacher, I’ve had two formal observations, one for psychology A level lesson and one for my final yoga assessment.  Both went OK. The observations were both carried out by people I like and trust so to that … Read more


Domestic Abuse – I need your help

I need your help to stop domestic abuse and violence.

This is my Playing Big mission.  I have set up a website to help stop domestic abuse.  It is called Together Against Domestic Abuse.

1 in 4 women will suffer from domestic abuse in their life (and some men) and every week 2 women are … Read more


Great Schools

School’s out!  Hooray!

‘You don’t usually have the radio on’ said lovely man as I sang along on Thursday night whilst enjoying making tea ‘what’s changed?’. ‘ I’m on holiday’ I replied singing along to The Summer of 69.

At cinema night, Tara, who’d also seen me on Monday night said; ‘your energy is … Read more


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