School holidays are almost here and I can already hear the cries of thousands of children as they have nothing to do for two whole weeks - "I'm Bored"! In the past, when I've heard those dreaded words, I've become annoyed, muttered something about 'oh, wouldn't it be nice to be bored rather than cooking … Continue reading “I’m Bored!”
Ummm... excuse me? Where has the year gone? My last blog post was on December 4th, 2017, and it is now February 20th, 2018! I feel like the end of 2017 was so busy and full on that my feet barely touched the ground. January was spent trying to piece myself back together and re-group … Continue reading Happy New Year (at the end of February!)
I love Christmas! I really mean it! I love the excitement, the anticipation, the decorations, the food, the giving and receiving, the time spent with family and friends, the music, the lights. I really do feel like it is the most wonderful time of the year. And, as a teacher in Australia, I love this time … Continue reading The Most Wonderful Time of the Year
"Ding, dong merrily on high..." "FIVE GOLDEN RINGS..." "Little donkey, little donkey..." Ah, yes, it's that time of year where us Music teachers are madly teaching Christmas carols to hundreds of students in preparation for annual school Christmas carol nights and End-of-Year celebrations. It is a time of year that I love. I love the … Continue reading ‘Tis The Season…
Camping. It is a word that instills terror in some and exhilaration in others. For me, it has been a time of making happy memories and learning not to sweat the 'small stuff'.
My latest post reflects on my superwoman school holiday "To-Do" list that didn't go to plan. I was left reflecting on how we put ourselves last when really we need to put ourselves first - to recharge and be creative.