Having intended to write daily or almost daily to allow me time and space to reflect upon what I've been reading or watching or listening to, I've already fallen badly behind. This has mostly been down to having cricket on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, the first two days watching the 2nds and 3rds start their … Continue reading Week’s reading revisited – Golazo
On Sunday I went to the Showroom Cinema (always an excellent experience, I don't go enough), to watch Pablo Trapero's latest film, El Clan. I'm a big Trapero fan; I've seen all his films, and wrote an MA essay on Nacido y Criado (Born and Bred) about heterotopias in the Patagonian environment, so I was looking … Continue reading El Clan
The end of a fairly fiddly week. I wandered into Uni again for the Sports Fair to meet the new cricket committee. I'm coaching the men's team as well, so it was good to catch up with a few old friends and meet some of the new lads. Looking forward to the first training session … Continue reading The Beautiful Game and Golazo
I've been a teacher for about 15 years and have done a PGCE. SO I've got a fair bit of experience in this. I have just taught secondary stuff though which I realise is different from University level lecturing and small group teaching. However, the principals are exactly the same - have a learning outcome, … Continue reading Teacher training
There is little more annoying than having a wasted trip somewhere. It happened today unfortunately. Given that there was a double presenter seminar at lunchtime, including one potentially very useful lecture on starting the process of writing the PhD, I decided to go into Uni, despite the fact that this would only be a 50 … Continue reading Plan Decenal and a waste of tram fares
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