School bullies…

      We all have our own strengths and weaknesses, we’re not great at everything. The one place, and possibly the worse place, that this is exposed is at school. We’re piled in to classrooms, forced to learn things in the same way as everyone else and if you can’t learn in the same way or at same rate you’re thrown in to a lower set class where the work is frighteningly easy and pointless and your fellow class mates are disruptive and very likely to set things on fire. At least that’s how it was when I was … Continue reading School bullies…

Road Rage!

  Let me introduce you to the National Speed Limit sign…..   You’ve probably all seen them and if you’re a driver you’ve definitely seen them. I hope… Everyone who has a valid driving license and drives on the roads regularly knows what this means, or at least you should know what this means. Let’s have a re-cap just in case! The white circular sign with a black diagonal line on a single carriage way means the speed limit is 60 mph. Not 35 mph, not 50 mph and not 70 mph. The white circular sign with a black diagonal … Continue reading Road Rage!

Things I Wish I’d Known When I was 16

    I have had discussions with my son in the past about things that he wasn’t allowed to do. Whether that be playing further away from the house when he was little, staying up late, drinking fizzy drinks or eating sweets that will eventually rot his teeth.  At first, when he was little, he listened and most of the time he did as he was told because I’m his Mum and at that age, to him, I knew best. Then as he got older he started to think for himself and develop his own idea of what was good … Continue reading Things I Wish I’d Known When I was 16