Monthly Archives: September 2011

First Week at my New School and Whole Brain Training

School Absolutely exhausted, but made it through the first week at my new school, with new students, teaching new subjects, and in a new language….but also had a ball, and am fairly pleased with how it went. It was definitely … Continue reading

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NEVER EVER TAKE SHORT CUTS!!!!!

Short Cuts The moral of this week’s story is to never take short cuts in life. Why?? Because it always ends up taking you twice as long and things never go according to plan. It makes twice as much work … Continue reading

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Blogging and Slogging!

Blogging, Slogging Every time I get around to writing my blog, I promise myself that I will write shorter pieces but more regularly, perhaps even once a day, but somehow it never happens, life gets in the way (guess that … Continue reading

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Teaching and On Being a New Teacher!

My First Day at School! It was the first week at school for millions of children around the world this week, and not just children, but also teachers, including myself! I have to admit to being a little freaked out, … Continue reading

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Brunel University and my PhD in Environmental and Educational Psychology

The PhD: dum, dum, dah!!!!!! So, after thinking about and planning my PhD since December 2010 and trying to figure out which university, which course and which Supervisors, I finally made a decision and I’ll be studying part time for … Continue reading

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Jāņi/Liga Festival

Jāņi/Liga Festival, a set on Flickr.

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“Tell me and I will forget, teach me and I will remember, involve me and I will learn.”

Surrealism and Normality Its been a very surreal day today, something so far fetched, yet also reliably normal and as comfortable as a new pair of fluffy slippers. In fact, its been a rather odd week entirely when I think … Continue reading

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