Teacher Are the Worst Pupils!

Easter is the time when teachers’ unions hold their annual conferences and reports are dominating the news programmes today and will pop up again all this week. This, and a post on Facebook, brought to mind some reflections from my time as a teacher and one attitude which has remained with me since retirement. It … Continue reading Teacher Are the Worst Pupils!


The Sweetness of Doing Nothing!

There is no garden without work! Gardens do not simply happen; they are the result of our interventions, our planning and designs, our labour and maintenance and, though most will take the attitude that doing what you enjoy, what is your pastime and hobby, is not work in the usual sense of the word, it … Continue reading The Sweetness of Doing Nothing!