Thoughts on… nostalgia

In the early 1990s, UK schools didn't have many of the traditions we saw in the movies - proms, yearbooks etc - but some of my fellow students decided that they wanted to change this. Sadly, not enough people brought in the cash that was needed to produce an official yearbook, and so I took... Continue Reading →

Ada Lovelace Day: The Teacher

In case you don't already know, Ada Lovelace Day is an international day of blogging to celebrate the achievements of women in technology and science. At first I wondered who on earth I could write about to mark such a day but, when I thought some more, there was one woman who stood out... one... Continue Reading →

The troubles of youth

I hear on the radio this morning that schools may remain closed today due to bad weather, forcing some to postpone GCSE and A-level exams. Radio 1 interviewed a girl who said that, if this happened, she would be forced to sit eight exams in the summer and wasn't sure how she would cope. Erm,... Continue Reading →

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