Degrees of separation

Sometimes life seems to play tricks on us, and sometimes you can’t help wondering what may have happened if things had just been ever so slightly different. Reading an interview with an ex-footballer, produced as part of the preparations for the World Cup, I had cause to rewind nearly forty years to the early seventies. ThirdContinue reading “Degrees of separation”

My best teacher

Giving a presentation on Friday, I had reason to reflect on my inspirations in teaching, and, after 35 years, there are many. In my own schooldays, a number of teachers left a lasting effect: Cliff Phillips gave me a lifelong interest in Geography, Ernie Spencer probably made me an English teacher and, in primary school,Continue reading “My best teacher”