Me before me…

Do you ever look back at old photographs of yourself or reminisce and that person, the you that you are thinking of, feels like a completely different person? Our social media platforms sometimes include a 'memories' function where you can be reminded of exactly where you were, what you were doing, and what you wrote … Continue reading Me before me…

On trauma shaming, minimisation, tone policing and kindness…

If you happen to browse Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok or any other platforms where humans interact with each other and share part of their lives - and let's face it, this past year of a pandemic has meant a lot more scrolling than previous years - you will inevitably come across something that reads like … Continue reading On trauma shaming, minimisation, tone policing and kindness…

Teaching in the Time of Covid-19

Not to be confused with the Gabriel Garcia Marquez classic, Love in the Time of Cholera.... Check on the teachers in your life because they are exhausted. Teaching in the middle of a pandemic is one of the biggest challenges of my teaching career. One of the biggest challenges comes down to health and wellbeing, … Continue reading Teaching in the Time of Covid-19