It’s finally here…

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WOW – it’s here! An event we have been looking forward to for the past few months is finally here. We’re going to Uganda! My daughter, Ruby (16) and I are going to Uganda as part of the medical and … Continued

My #Teacher5aDay pledge

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You’ve seen plenty of reference to #Teacher5aDay in my blog posts and across my Twitter feed in the past couple of years. Since Martyn Reah hit upon the idea and started the movement hundreds of teachers and people in education … Continued

Making the best of problems.

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“A problem is a chance for you to do your best” – Duke Ellington. There’s a thought – what if you looked at problems with the attitude of development and excellence rather than a hurdle to climb? Attitude, as ever, … Continued

What is it like to do a TEDx talk?

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WOW – I’ve done it! I’m a TEDx speaker. Firstly, my thanks to Dianne and Luke Richardson who invited me to speak at TEDxWhitehaven on 7th September. Alongside a stellar and varied cast of speakers I delivered a completely new … Continued

Thought for today.

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‘DONE IS BETTER THAN PERFECT’. Sheryl Sandberg.   A deliberately short post – now go and get on with something useful.

My favourite TED talk…

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My favourite TED talk. As I lead up to my debut as a TEDx Speaker at TEDxWhitehaven I’ve been asked to blog about my favourite TED talk.I have to confess, I’ve not watched hundreds of TED talks, not even dozens, … Continued