Friday and the threat of rain

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Friday and the threat of rain

Friday and the threat of rain

A brief, bedtime post, which I hope I will finish before I fall asleep and drop the phone on my face! It has been a busy week, and it was a long day yesterday at the theatre with my Shakespeare kids, so I’m pretty tired.  I can also feel my throat swelling and getting sore, so I hope I’m not coming down with something.  Today was good, though.  The children were bleary-eyed but full of pride and excitement about their production.  As they should be! My Year 3 students told me that it’s going to rain heavily on Saturday and

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Thursday round-up

Thursday round-up

So, the weather is getting colder, the evenings are growing darker and we’re hurtling towards the weekend which, for those of us who work a regular five-day week, may be a bit of a relief! My week has been good, but busier than usual.  Between formal lesson observations, rehearsals for our Year 5 production of Romeo and Juliet (which takes place next Wednesday… cue a nervous squeal of excitement), ordinary class teaching and the first online module of my middle leadership course, I’ve been white-knuckling it through the past few days a little bit.  But I feel as though I

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Things to do on a no-spend weekend

If you’re like me, trying to gain control of your finances through strict budgeting, or if you’re embarking on a no-spend challenge to try to save some pennies this month, you may be in need of some ideas as to how to fill your weekend with things you can enjoy and look forward to.  Being careful with your money doesn’t mean that you have to feel deprived, right? I tend to do really well on my budget during the week (the same with healthy eating) and then the weekend comes, and everything goes to pot!  There is something about the structure of

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