40 Hopes, Wishes and Plans for my 40th!

I turned 40 on Christmas Eve (having a Christmas birthday is a whole other blog post!) and, as often happens at significant milestones (or much more frequently for us introspectives), I thought extra carefully about my hopes, wishes and plans for my 40th year of life. Some are frivolous, some are heartfelt and some are … Continue reading 40 Hopes, Wishes and Plans for my 40th!

The Mystery of the Missing Sparkle

The Mystery of the Missing Sparkle sounds quite intriguing, right? Is it an Agatha Christie style whodunnit? Is it a Christmas fable? Well no...it's my on-going anxiety crisis. I qualified as an English teacher in February 2013 after working my way through various roles in the educational field since 2006. After qualifying as an NQT … Continue reading The Mystery of the Missing Sparkle