mean girls

We are getting towards the end of the school year here and everyone is starting to get a little bit tetchy. My tutor group are just completing

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folding paper cranes

There is a girl that I am friends with on Facebook who has had a bit of a mental health issue lately. I don’t know her well but her posts pop up

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fun at shakespeare’s globe

Me in hi-vis at The Globe Theatre in London

The kids stare in awe

As the actors are slaughtered,

Blood is splattered

And the gift shop is raided.

the knitting circle

I started a crochet club at school today and it was so much fun. I felt like a few teachers were rolling their eyes and thinking it wasn’t very

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the monsters are coming

We finally got the call from OFSTED today, so everyone was running around likecrazy people getting ready to have everything gone through

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One year on from the day she left us – deep down we all feel as though she was our nana

She was tired on Thursday afternoon,

And she knew that soon she’d have to leave,

So she packed a handbag with her favourite things:

Some dog treats for the corgis and

A pair of gloves for royal waves to loving crowds,

And don’t forget the sandwich spread with marmalade

We learnt she loved a few months back in June.

She slipped her hat upon her head,

A pair of shiny shoes on feet and off she marched

Up and up on marble steps that led straight to

The clouds and gates where one man waits,

A smile upon his face, and hand outstretched;

‘Welcome Lilibet, my love,’ he whispers in her ear.

‘Now we’ll never be apart – we’ll be very happy here.’

meeting my new classes

I met the first of my new classes today and it was weirdly terrifying. All those feelings that I’m not good enough and that they’ll see straight

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oh the beautiful words

I was listening to an audiobook the other day and the lady said the word patina. It was a word I don’t hear very often and for some reason

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the penguin march

There has been devestating news coming from Antarctica today as 10,000 emperor penguins have died because the ice caps are melting

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