Last summer, I published a post titled My aims for next year. A year later, it’s pleasing and satisfying to revisit that post, knowing that I achieved these aims. Admittedly, some were achieved to a greater extent than others, but I can confidently state that I have made progress with all of them. That post did… Continue reading My aims for next year (2017/18)
One of my favourite things about reading blogs is that, over time, I really get to know the authors. I hope that my blog’s readers feel like they know me increasingly. With this in mind, I would like to share my story of how my teaching career began. My first teaching post (kind of) was… Continue reading Tanzania: where it all began
Last week (12-18 February 2017) was Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) Week 2017. The RAK Foundation is a non-profit organisation that believes in the power of kindness and the importance of spreading it. Since 1995, RAK Week has been an annual celebration of kindness. I had never heard of it until this year. How sad! If… Continue reading Random Acts of Kindness Week #RAKWeek2017
Fellow bloggers have been seeing in the new year by selecting their top posts from 2016 and sharing them once again. I enjoyed revisiting the posts and even found some that I missed when they were first published. I’m a few days late, but I thought I’d jump on the bandwagon. These are not necessarily the top performing… Continue reading Favourite five from 2016
As we approach the end of 2016, and I sit in the airport with my festive gingerbread latte, I’m reflecting on the calendar year gone by. What a year it has been for me! I’ll always remember 2016 as the year that I started blogging. I believe that I have made a success of it. The… Continue reading Merry Christmas, followers!