For those of you who are unfamiliar with the teaching world, the acronym NQT stands for ‘Newly Qualified Teacher’. The prospect of starting a new school, with your own class (which you are solely in charge of!) can be very daunting. Here are a few things I have learnt along the way, which may help […]Read More My Top Tips for NQTs
‘My Thoughts Exactly’ is a brutally honest recount from Lily Allen. I really thought I connected with Lily as a reader as she is so genuine in her writing and funny. It is refreshing to read an autobiography that is written exactly the way the writer wants it to be told, nothing omitted or fabricated. Just […]Read More ‘My Thoughts Exactly’ by Lily Allen: Review
November. To surmise: The start of school term 2. One month closer to Christmas. I love this time of year. I always have since I was little. I’ve always been more of a winter/autumn girl than summer. I’d much rather be too cold and snuggle up than overheat! There’s something endearing about the transition […]Read More Plans and Goals: November Edition 2018
Well, once again I am stunned by Pentland’s novel. ‘Wilde About the Girl’ is full of heart and leaves the reader with so many messages to help them feel uplifted. The book follows nicely on from it’s predecessor ‘Wilde Like Me’ following Robin Wilde in her new role at the company MADE IT finding […]Read More Book Review: ‘Wilde About the Girl’ by Louise Pentland
On 12th August 2018, my friend and I completed the Bubble Rush for Demelza! I am aware that some time has passed since completing this run and writing this post, but I am back on the blogging game I swear! Bubble Rush takes place in a number of different locations annually. The event we participated […]Read More Bubble Rush for Demelza!
With a new year comes a new blog post. Now I know it’s been a long time and somewhere along the journey of a hectic 2017 the blog got a little forgotten. I spent a good proportion of 2017 trying to get the balance between all the different components of my life just right and […]Read More New Years Resolution – 2018 Edition
Back in May, I was lucky enough to meet Paige Toon at her Bluewater signing. A busy teaching schedule has meant that I am only now getting to blog about it, in August three months later! I was excited to meet her as I am a big fan of her books and am currently working […]Read More Meeting Paige Toon & ‘The Last Piece of My Heart’ Review